Another NYC Connection for Supreme Court Nominee

From sixth grade student to reporter covering teacher's daughter

By Andrew Siff
|  Wednesday, May 12, 2010  |  Updated 6:15 PM EDT
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Another NYC Connection for Supreme Court Nominee

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Young Andrew Siff.

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Better show your teacher some respect.

You never know when one of her kids will grow up to sit on the Supreme Court.

Such is the small-world case here, as this humble reporter discovered when President Obama chose NYC native Elena Kagan to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.

A little searching through some old albums unearthed a picture: Gloria Kagan standing with her 11- and 12-year-old students at Hunter College Elementary School.

One of those sixth-graders was in the "small kids sit on the floor" category: Yes, yours truly.

And this week on News 4 New York, Chuck Scarborough asked about this coincidental judicial connection:

 

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