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Elena Kagan, Associate Justice
Nominated by President Barack Obama in 2010, Kagan was confirmed by the Senate on August 5, 2010, by a vote of 63-37. She has also served as the U.S. solicitor general and as the dean of Harvard Law School.
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The country's highest judicial body, the Supreme Court of the United States was established in 1789 and consists of nine justices.
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