Clinton Memos Of Elena Kagan Made Public

May 14th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by GD  

By Meena Kar
Elena KaganWashington, May 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Since Elena Kagan, the present Solicitor General of the United States, who has been nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court by President of United States Barack Obama, many have questioned the decision of the President citing that Elena Kagan has not worked as a judge for long and that she is not as experienced as some of the others who were being expected to hold the position. The media and the politicians have taken interest to find out the reasons of the decision of the President Barack Obama. The Republicans have said that they would like to have a look at the Memos written by Elena Kagan which she worked in the White house while former President Bill Clinton was holding the office.

Some parts of the Clinton memos which were written by Elena Kagan during her tenure in the White House before were made available on Wednesday for the public by The Clinton Library in Little Rock. The library Website mentions that the memos have been taken from the Bruce Reed files. Bruce Reeds was Elena Kagan’s head in the Domestic Policy Council where she worked from 1997 to 1999. The Clinton memos that have been posted include reportedly memoranda, notes, clippings and e-mails. These discuss issues like abortion, welfare reforms, immigration, hate crimes, civil rights enforcement and many other such issues which former President Bill Clinton tried to address.

After the release of the Clinton Memos, many eminent people have expressed their views over the Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. A reputed media source has mentioned that professor Paul Light of the New York University has said that she compensates her lack of experience as a judge by her experience in the White House.

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