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Friday, September 14, 2018

“Kavanaugh Classmate Named in Letter Strongly Denies Allegations of Misconduct; Mark Judge says he learned he was named in the letter during an interview with the New Yorker”: John McCormack of The Weekly Standard has this report.

Posted at 8:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“I Received Some of Kozinski’s Infamous Gag List Emails. I’m Baffled by Kavanaugh’s Responses to Questions About Them. Kavanaugh has said repeatedly that he does not remember whether he received inappropriate emails from the now-disgraced judge. Has he looked?” Heidi Bond has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.

Posted at 8:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“Here’s How That Letter From 65 Women Supporting Brett Kavanaugh Came Together So Quickly; A woman who has known Kavanaugh since high school told BuzzFeed News she helped organized the letter on Thursday and sent it to friends in the area following reports of a secret allegation against the nominee”: Chris Geidner, Tarini Parti, and Zoe Tillman of BuzzFeed News have this report.

Posted at 2:53 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan says she had ‘a very strange Jewish upbringing'”: Josefin Dolsten of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency has this report.

Posted at 1:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Dusky gopher frog case heads to U.S. Supreme Court with support of local government leaders”: Heather Nolan of The Times-Picayune of New Orleans has this report.

Posted at 1:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh Denies Allegation of Sexual Misconduct; Statement comes after Sen. Dianne Feinstein said she referred an issue relating to the judge to investigative authorities”: Brent Kendall of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

Nicholas Fandos and Michael S. Schmidt of The New York Times report that “Letter Claims Attempted Assault by a Teenage Brett Kavanaugh.”

Laura Litvan of Bloomberg News reports that “Kavanaugh Denies Sexual-Misconduct Claim, Keeps White House Support.”

Ariane de Vogue of CNN reports that “Woman accuses Kavanaugh of assault in letter to senator.”

Alex Pappas and Andrew O’Reilly of Fox News report that “Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh ‘categorically’ denies claim about alleged behavior in high school.”

Elana Schor and Burgess Everett of Politico report that “GOP defends Kavanaugh against sexual assault allegation; The accusation by a woman who has declined to come forward inflames the fight over the Supreme Court nomination.”

And Tara Golshan of Vox reports that “65 women who knew Brett Kavanaugh in high school defend his character; In light of allegations of sexual assault, 65 women say Kavanaugh always ‘treated women with respect.’” You can access the women’s letter at this link.

Posted at 1:05 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Sexual-Misconduct Allegation Against the Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Stirs Tension Among Democrats in Congress”: Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer have this post online at The New Yorker.

And Paul McLeod and Lissandra Villa of BuzzFeed News report that “Secret Letter Reportedly Contains Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct Against Brett Kavanaugh; Kavanaugh has denied the allegations; The letter, which Sen. Dianne Feinstein had kept from committee members, was referred to the FBI on Thursday.”

Posted at 11:24 AM by Howard Bashman