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Personal Accounts From Solicitors General

Paul Clement before the U.S. Supreme Court (Dana Verkouteren)

Paul Clement before the U.S. Supreme Court (Dana Verkouteren)

New York City
Saturday, December 7, 2013

Established in 1870 by President Ulysses S. Grant, the Solicitor General represents the federal government in cases before the Supreme Court. In this program, former Solicitors General Drew Days III, Paul Clement, and Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan recount the experiences and challenges of serving as Solicitor General. The group describes what it is like to argue a case before the Supreme Court, and they discuss how the Court has changed and evolved over the years.

Updated: Monday, December 9, 2013 at 10:52am (ET)

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