Senator Evan Bayh today issued the following statement on the nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the United States Supreme Court.
"I enjoyed meeting and spending time with Solicitor General Elena Kagan. She is a thoughtful and intelligent person, and I was impressed by her intellect, temperament and extensive knowledge of the law. During our meeting, we spoke at length about the importance of judicial restraint and respect for precedent.
"After carefully reviewing her record, I believe she appreciates the limited role of the federal judiciary and is well-qualified to serve on our nation's highest court. I look forward to voting to confirm her as the next Associate Justice of the Supreme Court."