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DC Circuit receives complaints about Kavanaugh, reportedly sends them to Supreme Court

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has received complaints about Brett Kavanaugh’s statements during hearings on his confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, according to a statement Saturday by a judge on the federal appeals court.

Senate confirms Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

The Senate narrowly confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday following a tempestuous confirmation battle in which the federal appeals judge strongly denied allegations of sexual assault.

Anti-Kavanaugh protesters held rally across from ABA’s Chicago headquarters

Protesters opposing U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh held a demonstration across from the American Bar Association headquarters in Chicago on Thursday.

The crowd numbered around 30 at 5 p.m.,…

ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary reopens Kavanaugh evaluation
The ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary sent a letter on Friday to the Senate Judiciary Committee to inform them that they will be reopening their evaluation of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Former Justice Stevens announces his opposition to Kavanaugh; nominee makes his case in op-ed

Updated: Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has written a Wall Street Journal op-ed acknowledging his emotional Senate Judiciary Committee testimony and pledging to keep an open mind if he…

FBI report on Kavanaugh is sent to Senate; confirmation vote could be Saturday
The FBI has completed its supplemental report on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and sent it to the Senate, where senators began to view it Thursday in a secure room at the Capitol.
After student protests, Kavanaugh tells Harvard Law School he won’t teach in January

Brett Kavanaugh has informed Harvard Law School that he won’t teach his class on the Supreme Court in January.

Students were informed of the U.S. Supreme Court nominee’s decision in…

Prosecutor who questioned Ford says evidence against Kavanaugh wouldn’t merit prosecution

The Arizona sex crimes prosecutor who questioned Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser has concluded that no reasonable prosecutor would bring a case against the U.S. Supreme Court nominee based on the…

Kavanaugh hearings leave the country divided
Updated: A divided nation entered a new week still processing and debating a long, harrowing day of testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee involving Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations of sexual misconduct against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Senate Judiciary Committee advances Kavanaugh nomination; Senate agrees to week delay for FBI probe

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona said before the vote that he had spoken with Democrats and he believes a delay would be proper.

ABA urges Kavanaugh vote be delayed until after an FBI investigation

The letter says: “We make this request because of the ABA’s respect for the rule of law and due process under law. ... Each appointment to our nation’s highest court ... is simply too important to rush to a vote.”

Ginsburg praises #MeToo movement after activists criticize joke about groping involving her

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is “cheered on” by the #MeToo movement, she said on Wednesday, the evening before U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman who is accusing him of sexual assault when they were high school students in the 1980s are set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Kavanaugh was ‘physically aggressive’ at parties where gang rapes occurred: 3rd accuser’s affidavit

Lawyer Michael Avenatti has released an affidavit by a woman who says U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was a “mean drunk” at house parties in the early 1980s, was…

Sex crimes prosecutor to question Kavanaugh and Ford

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her when both were high school students will be questioned Thursday by a longtime sex…

Kavanaugh defends himself in TV interview; White House is open to testimony by 2nd accuser

Appearing with his wife in a Fox News interview on Monday, U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said he has “never sexually assaulted anyone, in high school or otherwise.”

Kavanaugh…

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