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News Source on Supreme Court: Elena Kagan nomination

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May 10, 2010

TO:      Reporters, editors, producers

Joel Grossman. Photo by Will Kirk / Homewoodphoto.jhu.edu

Joel Grossman. Photo by Will Kirk / Homewoodphoto.jhu.edu

FROM:            Amy Lunday | 443-287-9960 | acl@jhu.edu

RE:      News Source on Supreme Court | Elena Kagan nomination

Reporters who are looking for a expert perspective on President Obama’s nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court should consider Johns Hopkins University Professor Joel Grossman.

Grossman, a professor of political science, is a constitutional law scholar and has studied and taught about the Supreme Court for more than 40 years. He has been widely quoted and interviewed in local and national media on Supreme Court issues and cases.

Prior to coming to Johns Hopkins in 1996, Grossman taught for many years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was chair of the political science department. He also has been a Fulbright lecturer at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland and Stockholm University. He has served as editor of Law & Society Review and is the author of numerous books and articles on the Supreme Court, constitutional law and judicial politics.

To speak to Grossman, contact him at: jbgrossm@jhu.edu or call him at 410-372-0095.


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