My guess is there are a couple of dozen Federal judges more qualified. the truth is her age (50) has as much to do with the nomination as anything.
President Obama figures he can stamp the court with his mold for three decades by getting Kagan confirmed.
The question is will her Harvard days haunt her? she had the chance to fill 29 faculty positions, she hired 28 white males. Can you imagine John Roberts trying to defend that record?