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Judge Kavanaugh Nomination: Key Player
Has judge Bret Kavanaugh get enough votes in the Senate to a seat on the Supreme court? Here is a look at some of the undecided senators, who could decide his fate.
From former law clerks, US attorneys General, a group of venerable legal minds are willing to testify in support of Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee, as he goes before the Senate next week.
Senate Democrats also have lawyers – including former White House counsel, planned under the administration of President Nixon during the Watergate scandal – who is out of the question Kavanaugh’s make believe presidential authority. Other witnesses for the Democrats belong to a Christian woman who has survived to worry about access to birth control in the United States, and a Park landscape rampage.
Senators are said to have more than 1 million pages of reviewed documents about Kavanaugh’s career, and his views on affirmative action, voting rights, and discrimination are examined under intensive as well.
Read on for a look on the expected as a witness, either for or against Kavanaugh – as the Senate judiciary Committee holds hearings starting Sept. 4.
Luke McCloud: Now in private practice, McCloud clerked for Kavanaugh from 2013 to 2014. He said that Kavanaugh is “someone who approaches cases fairly and with an open mind,” and praised his efforts to hire minority lawyers.
Louisa Garry: A teacher in Locust Valley, New York, Garry said in a Judicial crisis network ads for Kavanaugh, she was friends with the judge for 35 years.
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“I think we need bright, curious, open-minded, thoughtful, empathetic people, the judges,” Garry said. “And I trust that Board is that the person.”
Theodore Olson,A former U.S. attorney General appointed by President George W. Bush, Olson is expected to testify in the name of Kavanaugh. He was one of more than 40 veteran Supreme Court advocates, the your signature on a letter to members of the Senate judiciary Committee in support of Kavanaugh, who says he has a “well-deserved reputation as an outstanding jurist.”
Colleen E. Roh Sinzdak: Someone who identifies politically as “definitely on the left side,” Sinzdak told The New York Times that she initially did not know, Kavanaugh worked in the Bush administration, when she took his class in 2009, said he was balanced like a professor.
Akhil Amar,A professor of law and political science at Yale Law School, Amar called Trump, the nomination Kavanaugh of the President’s “finest hour” in a piece for The New York Times. He said he is a Democrat, supported Hillary Clinton for President, and praised Kavanaugh, the interpretation of the Constitution, mentorship for the vast number of law clerks, which he sent to the Supreme court, and the willingness to admit mistakes.
Rebecca Taibleson: A lawyer in Wisconsin, Taibleson once clerked for Kavanaugh and praise him for the support of women, such as themselves, obtain a Supreme court clerkship. (Taibleson finally, clerked for the late justice Antonin Scalia.)
Kavanaugh’s “helped the recruitment and promotion of women alone, in order to diversify, really, to follow the area of Supreme Court clerks and the jobs tend to be, the Supreme Court block placements, she told The daily Signal.
Kenneth Christmas: An executive vice president of Marvista Entertainment, Christmas was Kavanaugh’s roommate at Yale Law School. In college, Christmas was an avid sports said Kavanaugh fan who was a “fad-eaters.”
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, front row far right, posing with the Yale University Law School classmates Kavanaugh parents ‘ house in St. Michaels, Md. Front row, from left, Steve Hartmann, Jim Brochin, Richard Roberts, and Kavanaugh. Back row, from left, Ken Christmas, James Boasberg, Zeb Landsman, and Edmund Burns.
(Martha Kavanaugh, via AP)
Paul Clement, former U.S. attorney General appointed by President George W. Bush administration, Clement is expected to testify in the name of Kavanaugh.
Jennifer Mascott: Formerly a law clerk for Kavanaugh, Mascott told CBS News that the judge ” keeps an open mind and adheres to the law.”
“He is the judge referred to the role as a referee, so I expect that [abortion] or any other, if they were to come before him, and he confirmed, as the Supreme court, that he continues to have an open mind to retain and recall the problems that stand before him, in this case,” she said.
Adam White: A professor at the Antonin Scalia School of Law George Mason University, White has praised Kavanaugh’s “uncanny ability to identify basic threats to our constitutional Republican institutions and to the anticipation of the Supreme court itself any answer.”
Monica Mastal: A real estate agent in Washington, DC, Mastal has a daughter, plays on the basketball team that Kavanaugh Trainer.
Maureen Mahoney: Mahoney is a former Deputy U.S. attorney General.
A. J. Kramer: Kramer is a federal public defender in Washington, DC
John Dean: former White House counsel for President Richard Nixon, Dean is expected to serve as a key witness for the Senate Democrats, the questions about his opinions on presidential protection and authority.
Looking forward to the testimony! And probably is controlled by one or more GOP senators! https://t.co/yoOix3E73t via @RollCall
— John Dean (@JohnWDean) August 30, 2018
Rep. Cedric Richmond: As Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, Richmond, a Democrat from Louisiana, is expected to testify in relation to the issues of civil rights, voting rights and affirmative action”, The Times-Picayune reported.
Rochelle Garza: A Texas-based attorney, Garza has represented undocumented minors who have attempted abortions while in state custody. In one case, in 2017, about a teenage migrant who had Garza as her guardian, Kavanaugh was a difference of opinion, after the court allowed her to have an abortion, says the majority opinion is “radically incompatible with 40 years of Supreme Court precedent.”
Elizabeth Weintraub: The Association of University centers on disabilities (AUCD), where Weintraub serves as a senior advocacy specialist, has been publicly against Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme court.
Andrew Imparato, AUCD’s executive director, said Kavanaugh appointment “threatens civil rights protection for people with disabilities, including access to health care.” He also said Kavanaugh’s record reveals that he “could not support the critical principle of self-determination for people with intellectual disabilities and the importance of access to health care for millions of Americans with disabilities.”
Alicia Baker: A Seminar-a student, Baker said she opposes Kavanaugh, because as a judge of the Supreme court, he could prevent women’s access to birth control in the United States
“Because I know first-Hand what it is like to struggle to afford the birth control my family needed, I know how important it is to ensure that judge Kavanaugh was given the chance to sit on the “Supreme Court,” she wrote in a piece for USA Today in August.
Aalayah Eastmond: A survivor of the February rampage in Parkland, Florida, claimed the lives of 17 people, Eastmond is expected to discuss gun ownership and violence in her statement. She is a representative for the Brady Campaign, an organization that aims to curtail gun violence, and led a March across the Brooklyn Bridge in June to protest gun violence.
Melissa Smith: A public high school teacher in Oklahoma City, Smith, to testify about workers ‘ rights and public education, in accordance with the instructions of sen Dianne Feinstein, the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Melissa Murray: Murray is a professor of law at New York University. You talk about reproductive care, especially in underserved regions, according to Feinstein’s office.
Rebecca Ingber: Ingber is an associate professor of law at the Boston University School of Law. Share your testimony with regard to the national security, Executive power and international law.
Lisa Heinzerlingprofessor of law at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC, Heinz Erling is expected to discuss corporations and their effect on the environment as well as the Executive branch, according to Feinstein’s office. She has said that Kavanaugh would “transfer much power to the President and to withhold a good deal of power from administrative agencies.”
In a series of tweets, Heinz Erling also said that Kavanaugh “was auditioning for” a place on the Supreme court for years, as he pushed “precedent, on the border, the creation of new approaches to statutory interpretation and the separation of powers.”
Brett Kavanaugh has been auditioning for this job for years. As a judge on the DC circuit, the Supreme Court precedent that, up to the limit, the creation of new approaches to statutory interpretation and the separation of powers. pushed As a justice, he has an even freer hand.
— Lisa Heinzerling (@heinzerlaw) July 10, 2018
Peter Shaneprofessor of law at the Ohio State University, Shane is expected to talk about the Executive. In a piece for slate, Shane argues that it is crucial for the senators to, as closely Kavanaugh worked with the Bush administration in terms of executive orders and other powers.
“In the age of Trump,” Shane wrote, “it is really imperative to understand that the Senate, a prospective justice’s stance on presidential accountability in a system of checks and balances.”
Hunter LaChance: Of Maine, LaChance discuss environmental regulation, according to Feinstein’s office.
Jackson Corbin: Of Pennsylvania, Corbin is expected to testify about ObamaCare and health care coverage for pre-existing conditions, Feinstein’s office said.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Kaitlyn Schallhorn is a Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter: @K_Schallhorn.