Watch live coverage of President Obama announcing the nomination of solicitor general Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court.
The solicitor general will influence all cases the government pursues across the whole bureaucracy.
Studies show that, in the past, the solicitor general won approximately 70 percent of its cases in the Supreme Court.
Justice Elena Kagan was recused from the case because she participated in the suit as solicitor general.
She has of course served as solicitor general to, it seems, mixed reviews.
The solicitor general and the Chancellor of the Exchequer hopped ashore.
We had the pleasure of spending an evening with him at the solicitor general's.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer came apprehensively behind the solicitor general.
They also pursue an employment which, were it a legal one, we might compare to that of the solicitor general.
At the same period the solicitor general's office was sold for £4000.