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Brett Kavanaugh

Aug 23, 2018

Baltimore attorneys obtain order to unseal report on Starr Commission leaks

Attorneys from Brown, Goldstein & Levy LLP in Baltimore waded into the battle over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's record and succeeded in having unsealed a confidential 1999 report on alleged improper leaks from the Starr Commission.

Jul 27, 2018

Kozinski’s reemergence leaves accusers vexed

Judge Alex Kozinski was suddenly back in the spotlight, and the legal and political worlds were left to wrestle with the aftershocks of his fall from grace.

Jul 24, 2018

Supreme Court nominee once questioned ruling against Nixon

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's years-old remarks questioning the landmark ruling that forced President Richard Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes opened a new front in the battle over his confirmation, ensuring his views on executive power will square prominently in Senate hearings.

Jul 23, 2018

Kavanaugh: Watergate tapes decision may have been wrong

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that the unanimous high court ruling in 1974 that forced President Richard Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes, leading to the end of his presidency, may have been wrongly decided.

Jul 19, 2018

Democrats fault Kavanaugh comment on independent counsel law

Democrats opposing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's nomination are seizing on remarks he made in 2016 saying he would like to put the "final nail" in a Supreme Court precedent upholding an independent counsel law as constitutional. Republicans are pushing back, saying Kavanaugh's comment is being distorted.

Jul 16, 2018

How does high-court pick Kavanaugh stand on gun rights?

Welcome to Monday, the 67th anniversary of the publication of “The Catcher in the Rye.” Here are some news items to get your week started. — Could Maryland’s assault-weapons ban survive the Supreme Court nominee? — A Clintonite opines on “witch hunts.” — Beware of courthouse cameras. — Fetal-burial trial begins this week in a […]

Jul 12, 2018

Kavanaugh reports relatively modest finances, debt repayment

The vetting of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is just beginning, but his public financial disclosures make one thing clear: He's not as wealthy as many already on the high court.

Jul 11, 2018

The Supreme Court’s Ivy League problem

The shared elite backgrounds of Supreme Court justices, some experts say, is a disadvantage because scientific research shows diverse groups make better decisions.

Jul 10, 2018

Hero or villain? Kavanaugh is in for a fight

To hear Republicans tell it, Brett Kavanaugh is a skilled and well-respected judge who reveres the Constitution. To Democrats, he's a threat to women's reproductive rights and the Obama health care program.

Jul 10, 2018

A look at Brett Kavanaugh’s notable opinions

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, has sat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit since 2006. Here are summaries of some of his notable opinions:

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