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‘Women must be heard’: Time’s Up calls for walkout in light of Brett Kavanaugh accusations

‘Women must be heard’: Time’s Up calls for walkout in light of Brett Kavanaugh accusations

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is now facing multiple accusations of sexual abuse, and Time’s Up is taking a stand.Image: Getty Images for JumpLine By Shannon Connellan2018-09-24 04:19:08 UTC Wear black and walk out. That’s what the Time’s Up movement against systemic sexual harassment and abuse has called for on Monday, following multiple accusations aimed…

‘Women must be heard’: Time’s Up calls for walkout in light of Brett Kavanaugh accusations

‘Women must be heard’: Time’s Up calls for walkout in light of Brett Kavanaugh accusations

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is now facing multiple accusations of sexual abuse, and Time’s Up is taking a stand.Image: Getty Images for JumpLine By Shannon Connellan2018-09-24 04:19:08 UTC Wear black and walk out. That’s what the Time’s Up movement against systemic sexual harassment and abuse has called for on Monday, following multiple accusations aimed…

Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Troubling Record On Abortion Rights

Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Troubling Record On Abortion Rights

When the full D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed Judge Kavanaugh’s decision days later, he wrote separately to express his disagreement — and disregarded Supreme Court precedent in the process. The Court’s 1992 decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey held that the government may not impose an “undue burden” on a woman’s right to access…

Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Troubling Record On Abortion Rights

Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Troubling Record On Abortion Rights

When the full D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed Judge Kavanaugh’s decision days later, he wrote separately to express his disagreement — and disregarded Supreme Court precedent in the process. The Court’s 1992 decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey held that the government may not impose an “undue burden” on a woman’s right to access…

Brett Kavanaugh Has Some Thoughts About Legal Precedents. Democrats Say He Should Keep Going.

Brett Kavanaugh Has Some Thoughts About Legal Precedents. Democrats Say He Should Keep Going.

Democrats say Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, should answer questions about his views on decisions like Roe v. Wade because he has questioned whether several high court rulings were properly decided. Modern Supreme Court nominees almost never publicly discuss their opinions about specific cases. Liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg…

How to Tell Where Brett Kavanaugh Stands on Citizens United

WASHINGTON — Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh has a favorite sentence. It explains why he is likely to reaffirm and build on the Citizens United decision if he is confirmed to the Supreme Court. The sentence appeared in a 1976 Supreme Court decision, Buckley v. Valeo. It was, Judge Kavanaugh wrote in 2009, “perhaps the most…

‘Brett Kavanaugh is the next Scott Pruitt’ — Carper

‘Brett Kavanaugh is the next Scott Pruitt’ — Carper

(Left to right) Democratic Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, Tom Carper of Delaware and Ed Markey of Massachusetts during a press conference yesterday on the Supreme Court. Amanda Reilly/E&E News Environmentalists and their allies in the Senate have launched a full-court press in an effort to defeat the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to fill…

Brett Kavanaugh racked up massive credit card debt with Washington Nationals tickets, report says

Brett Kavanaugh racked up massive credit card debt with Washington Nationals tickets, report says

CLOSE Senators debated the merits of President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. A day after he announced his choice, Democrats expressed their concerns while Republicans urged their Democratic colleagues to “give him a chance.” (July 10) AP Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been a firm supporter of presidential powers. (Photo: Alex Brandon,…

Joe Manchin: Brett Kavanaugh “has all the right qualities”

Joe Manchin: Brett Kavanaugh “has all the right qualities”

Red state Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, who will cast a key vote during Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process, said on Talkline Communications radio Wednesday that Kavanaugh “has all the right qualities” of a Supreme Court Justice, and he will defer to his constituents when casting his vote. Why it matters: With comments…

Brett Kavanaugh on the Issues: Abortion, Guns, Climate and More

Brett Kavanaugh on the Issues: Abortion, Guns, Climate and More

Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, has spent the past dozen years embracing the philosophy of the conservative legal movement as he assembled a record on the powerful federal Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. On issues as diverse as abortion and gun rights to disputes over…

Brett Kavanaugh Doesn’t Care If You’re Eaten on the Job

Brett Kavanaugh Doesn’t Care If You’re Eaten on the Job

Since Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, many have feared what a successful confirmation could mean for a host of issues, including abortion, guns, same-sex marriage, and health care. Equally worrisome, if one habitually loses sleep over the possibility of being scalped and dismembered by an orca?…

Why Brett Kavanaugh Is a Huge Threat to Minority Rights

Why Brett Kavanaugh Is a Huge Threat to Minority Rights

In nominating Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, President Trump made the cautious choice. Kavanaugh’s nomination was vetted and approved by the Federalist Society, a powerful band of conservative lawyers intent on reshaping government. Just to get on the Society’s list, a candidate must be prepared to overrule Roe v. Wade. And the nomination…

Brett Kavanaugh Nomination Kicks Off Fights in Divided Senate

Brett Kavanaugh Nomination Kicks Off Fights in Divided Senate

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court unleashed two political fights Tuesday: one over his confirmation in a narrowly divided Senate, the other a broader battle to energize voters of both parties ahead of November’s midterm elections. In the Senate, where Judge Kavanaugh was meeting with lawmakers Tuesday, Majority Leader…

Brett Kavanaugh Likely to Bring Pro-Business Views to Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh Likely to Bring Pro-Business Views to Supreme Court

President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, his second nominee, could further cement the high court’s pro-business tilt. In his dozen years as a federal appellate court judge, Judge Kavanaugh has tended to side with business interests in resolving regulatory issues and employment disputes in cases involving the environment, consumer…

Brett Kavanaugh, Immigration, World Cup: Your Tuesday Briefing

Brett Kavanaugh, Immigration, World Cup: Your Tuesday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. Here’s what you need to know: Meet Trump’s Supreme Court pick • Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge for the District of Columbia Circuit and a Washington insider, was nominated by President Trump on Monday to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy’s seat…

Why Brett Kavanaugh is confirmable

Why Brett Kavanaugh is confirmable

When President Trump unveiled his pick in the East Room last night, Judge Kavanaugh’s remarks showed both his appeal to the president, and why his confirmation will be difficult to derail. One big quote: “I am proud that a majority of my law clerks have been women.”

Brett Kavanaugh is President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh is President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court

CLOSE President Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court during a prime-time address from the White House. USA TODAY At the White House, President Donald Trump announces his nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court of the United States. (Photo: Jack Gruber, USA TODAY) WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump…

Ocasio-Cortez: Brett Kavanaugh’s View on POTUS Indictment ‘Automatic Disqualification’

Ocasio-Cortez: Brett Kavanaugh’s View on POTUS Indictment ‘Automatic Disqualification’

Congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declared Monday evening Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s view on presidential indictments renders President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee unfit to serve. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the democratic socialist who defeated House leader Rep. Joseph Crowley (R-NY) in June, tweeted her opposition to Kavanaugh, describing his views on whether a president could be the subject of a…

Brett Kavanaugh Is Trump’s Pick for Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh Is Trump’s Pick for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday nominated Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, a politically connected member of Washington’s conservative legal establishment, to fill Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s seat on the Supreme Court, setting up an epic confirmation battle and potentially cementing the court’s rightward tilt for a generation. Presenting Judge Kavanaugh at the White House, Mr.…

Brett Kavanaugh soll neuer Richter am Supreme Court werden

Brett Kavanaugh soll neuer Richter am Supreme Court werden

US-Präsident Donald Trump hat den konservativen Juristen Brett Kavanaugh als neuen Richter am Obersten Gerichtshof der USA nominiert.  Der 53-Jährige besitze “tadellose Qualifikationen” für das Amt, sagte Trump. Es gebe niemandem im Land, der für den freigewordenen Posten am mächtigen Supreme Court besser geeignet sei. Kavanaugh soll vorbehaltlich seiner Bestätigung im Senat auf Anthony Kennedy…

Brett Kavanaugh: Washington insider has said presidents should be shielded from litigation while in office

Brett Kavanaugh: Washington insider has said presidents should be shielded from litigation while in office

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Who is Brett Kavanaugh? Trump’s Supreme Court nominee pick

Who is Brett Kavanaugh? Trump’s Supreme Court nominee pick

President Trump announced Monday evening that he is nominating Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court seat being vacated by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. He said of Kavanaugh that he has “impeccable credentials and unsurpassed qualifications, and a proven commitment to equal justice under the law” and referred to him as a “judge’s judge.” Kavanaugh, in…

Meet Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court

Meet Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court

President Trump’s nomination of U.S. Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has set off a contentious confirmation battle. Be smart: Trump’s nod to Kavanaugh is not a surprise, given his conservative record and deep ties among Washington’s Republican establishment. He was the frontrunner from the start, and a favorite of White House Counsel Don…

Brett Brown: 76ers Need High-Level Free Agent to Win Title

Brett Brown: 76ers Need High-Level Free Agent to Win Title

Charles Krupa/Associated Press Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown stressed the importance Friday of landing a big name in free agency this offseason. According to Derek Bodner of The Athletic, Brown said, “I think another high level free-agent is required [to win a championship]. I think we have the ability to attract one.” With Ben Simmons…