Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan to speak at University of Kentucky

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan will speak Thursday at the Singletary Center Recital Hall, at 405 Rose Street on the University of Kentucky campus.

Kagan's speech is part of the Roy R. and Virginia F. Ray Lecture Series at the UK College of Law. The free public event, which starts at 6:30 p.m., is now full.

Kagan, 53, a New York City native, was appointed to the nation's highest court in 2010 by President Barack Obama. Before that, she was U.S. solicitor general, dean of Harvard Law School and deputy assistant for domestic policy to President Bill Clinton. Kagan is the fourth female Supreme Court justice.