The Investiture of Justice Kagan
Wearing white gloves the Supreme Court curators brought in the chair once used by Chief Justice John Marshall and in which Justice Elena Kagan would sit as her official commission was presented to the Court by Attorney General Eric Holder Jr and read into the record.
President Obama was present to witness the ceremony as well as retired Justices Stevens, O’Connor and Souter (not pictured).
Also present among the many notables was former Attorney General John Ashcroft who was seen exchanging pleasantries with the present AG.
Tony Mauro reports here.