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Is a Fox News alert here Washington you're about to watch the swearing and under the brand new justice of the Supreme Court Elena Kagan Chief Justice is taking care of the ceremonies today you're looking -- -- a ride.
And -- -- But.
We're administering the judicial closed today so that you can assume her duties as adjusting and begin work right away.
-- raise your right hand and repeat after me.
Hi Elena Kagan do solemnly swear.
Swear that I will administer justice without respect -- that I -- justice without them.
And do people write -- the -- into the risk.
And do equal to the poor and the -- and that I will faithfully and impartially.
And that I will faithfully and impartially discharge.
Perform all the duties incumbent upon me.
All of the duties incumbent upon me as associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
The Supreme Court of the United States under the constitution and laws of the United States under the.
And and laws of the united so help me god so help.
My colleagues welcome to the board in the public -- if you intercom -- there will -- -- reception watered down just found the ball off what is.
And with that you can keep it very quick process that that is the woman now the fourth woman to take a seat on the Supreme Court of the United States.
Elena Kagan who had been the first solicitor general just confirmed that post last year.
Now she joins the Supreme Court where she -- argued a number of cases over the last year.
She's joined by family and friends we understand that -- Justice Thomas Justice Kennedy justice Saddam -- are there we've seen down.
Just a year ago that just to Saddam -- was there we understand that justice Ginsburg maybe there's while waiting -- peek at her we understand she was gonna -- -- as well.
And what you're looking that was actually the second oath that now justice Kagan has taken today there's one that goes out to all federal employees a constitutional -- the -- you heard there.
Administered by Chief Justice John Roberts was actually the judicial oath.
Says she -- warning she can now take up her quarters at the Supreme Court and get ready it's a lot to deal she's got her clerks and star of wading through the -- and all of the filings that are already on the court's docket.
And she'll be sitting on the bench in October but before that there is another ceremony that shall go through it's actually called me and best pitcher.
And we saw this just a year ago with justice Sotomayor it happened in September where she's officially welcomed to the court she gets her -- that happens in these Supreme Court.
So that just weeks away but again justice Elena Kagan now the 112.
Justice to serve on the US Supreme Court.
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