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Brett Kavanaugh

Nov 22, 2019

Justice Kennedy asked Trump to put Kavanaugh on Supreme Court list, book says

It was a historic moment in April 2017 when Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy presided over the ceremonial Rose Garden swearing-in for the court’s new member, Neil Gorsuch: the first time a sitting justice was joined on the nation’s highest court by one of his former law clerks. But a secret meeting moments later in […]

Nov 12, 2019

Kavanaugh returns to spotlight a year after nasty Senate fight

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has done his best to keep a low profile in the 13 months since one of the most polarizing Senate confirmation fights in U.S. history. From the bench, his questions have been evenhanded and his opinions have been measured. His public appearances have been rare. But Kavanaugh will be back […]

Oct 1, 2019

Brett Kavanaugh’s Washington: A smaller, colder world for a justice under a cloud

WASHINGTON – On a warm spring night at La Ferme, a cozy French restaurant in Brett Kavanaugh’s Chevy Chase neighborhood, an elderly woman shouted – something unintelligible but clearly angry and insulting – as the Supreme Court justice and his wife walked out. At the same restaurant, on a different night, another customer stood to […]

Sep 17, 2019

The New York Times faces questions over Kavanaugh story

NEW YORK (AP) — Between an offensive tweet and a significant revision, The New York Times’ handling of a new sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh attracted almost as much attention as the accusation itself. The story also gave President Donald Trump and his allies fresh ammunition in his campaign against the […]

May 15, 2019

The Technology 202: Silicon Valley didn’t see Brett Kavanaugh coming on antitrust issues

WASHINGTON – Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes have been dominating the antitrust debate in Silicon Valley with their proposals to break up Big Tech. But Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s surprise decision to rule against Apple yesterday could open the floodgates for new antitrust action against Silicon Valley giants. Kavanaugh sided with […]

Apr 10, 2019

Students decry George Mason’s decision to hire Justice Brett Kavanaugh

OXFORD, England – Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh will beat the Washington heat this summer and head for Runnymede, England, a bucolic borough 20 miles from London along the River Thames. At the site where the Magna Carta was sealed 804 years ago, laying the groundwork for constitutional democracy, the judge will teach a course […]

Apr 1, 2019

Brett Kavanaugh pivots as Supreme Court allows one execution, stops another

It’s difficult to say with certainty why the Supreme Court on Thursday night stopped the execution of a Buddhist inmate in Texas because he was not allowed a spiritual adviser by his side, when last month it approved the execution of a Muslim inmate in Alabama under the almost exact circumstances. But the obvious place […]

Jan 9, 2019

Kavanaugh issues first Supreme Court opinion in unanimous, narrow case

WASHINGTON – Justice Brett Kavanaugh issued his first Supreme Court opinion Tuesday, an easy lift for an experienced judge writing for unanimous colleagues in a noncontroversial case. It involved one company suing another about who decides whether certain disputes should be settled by arbitration. The answer was that an arbitrator, rather than a judge, should […]

Nov 7, 2018

Kavanaugh joins liberals in tough questions on execution plans for man with rare condition

The Supreme Court spent a gruesome hour Tuesday debating a constitutional way to execute a Missouri man who has a rare medical condition, with the likely decider, new Justice Brett Kavanaugh, joining the court’s liberals with tough questions for the state. Modern and ancient execution methods – a firing squad, electrocution, hanging, lethal gas, being […]

Oct 10, 2018

Heidi Heitkamp says she was ready to vote for Kavanaugh. Then she watched his body language.

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., was ready to vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh. Her office had started drafting a statement saying she would support President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, she told CNN. And then she watched Kavanaugh unleash partisan attacks during his defiant testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Heitkamp said she listened to Kavanaugh’s […]

Oct 10, 2018

At Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court debut, protesters outside, business as usual inside

WASHINGTON – A small group of protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday for the debut of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, but inside the hushed and stately courtroom it was business as usual. There was more laughter than stern words during two hours of oral arguments, and Kavanaugh was an active participant in his first […]

Oct 5, 2018

FBI probe of Kavanaugh sparks partisan fight over its thoroughness

WASHINGTON – Democrats and representatives for those who claimed to have been victimized by Brett Kavanaugh angrily denounced the FBI’s background check of Kavanaugh on Thursday, asserting that the bureau, shackled by the White House, did not pursue obvious leads that could have helped corroborate the allegations the Supreme Court nominee faced. The FBI interviewed […]

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