WHY: In 2012, Kavanaugh wrote the decision in an unanimous ruling to uphold a South Carolina law that required a government-issued photo ID to vote. The Obama administration said the law would disenfranchise tens of thousands of minority citizens. That ruling has sparked fears that Republican efforts to suppress voters could get worse if Kavanaugh is confirmed. … [Read more...] about Here’s What Experts Would Ask Brett Kavanaugh At His SCOTUS Confirmation Hearing
If you go to Brett Kavanaugh’s official page on the D.C. Circuit website, the first thing you’ll see is a photo of the judge staring right back at you, cheeks like Fuji apples, grinning and possibly suffering from mild gastrointestinal pain. And if you look at every other U.S. Court of Appeals website and their corresponding judge bios, you will not find another bio bearing an appellate judge’s photo. A handful of U.S. district judges use photos, but out of more than 160 current federal appellate judges, Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s second nominee for the Supreme Court, is the only one with a photograph of himself on his official court page. … [Read more...] about Why Is Brett Kavanaugh The Only Federal Appellate Judge With A Photo In His Bio?
The allegation dates back to the early nineteen-eighties, when Kavanaugh was a high-school student at Georgetown Preparatory School, in Bethesda, Maryland, and the woman attended a nearby high school. In the letter, the woman alleged that, during an encounter at a party, Kavanaugh held her down, and that he attempted to force himself on her. She claimed in the letter that Kavanaugh and a classmate of his, both of whom had been drinking, turned up music that was playing in the room to conceal the sound of her protests, and that Kavanaugh covered her mouth with his hand. She was able to free herself. Although the alleged incident took place decades ago and the three individuals involved were minors, the woman said that the memory had been a source of ongoing distress for her, and that she had sought psychological treatment as a result. … [Read more...] about Brett Kavanaugh Accused Of Attempting To Sexually Assault A Woman In High School
Kavanaugh was allegedly part of this activity, according to Swetnick's statement. She said she also saw him acting "abusive and highly physically aggressive" towards girls, "including pressing girls against him without their consent, 'grinding' against girls, and attempting to remove or shift girls' clothing to expose private body parts." … [Read more...] about ‘All of these women cannot be lying’: Lawyer Michael Avenatti on client, other Brett Kavanaugh accusers
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