Brett Kavanaugh will not return to teach at Harvard this winter

Hugh Fox
October 4, 2018

The nominee referred to his position during his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week. But pick any of the other eight justices already on the Court, viciously attack them in the very same way that Kavanaugh has been attacked, then evaluate their "judicial temperament".

"My first emotion was to feel sad that it was different than what I knew", Kavanaugh's former classmate Mark Osler told MSNBC's Ari Melber on Wednesday.

The Senate is expected to vote this week on whether or not to confirm him to the Supreme Court.

Think about what's being callously implied there.

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Yale alumni gather in front of the Yale Club to voice their opposition to the confirmation of Republican Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh - who received degrees from Yale and taught at Harvard Law School - in New York City, US, October 2, 2018. Harvard announced that the course he was slated to teach will not be offered.

A Harvard Law School spokeswoman confirmed Kavanaugh's decision to The Associated Press on Tuesday.

"HLS must send a clear message that it takes sexual violence seriously", the letter reads, and adds that the accusations made against Kavanaugh, including those by Christine Blasey Ford of sexual and physical assault, are "credible and grave".

OK. But this was a teacher they were completely fine with just a few weeks ago.

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More than 800 students have signed the letter in less than three days.

Neither Harvard officials nor Kavanaugh has said why that is. Hundreds of graduates from Harvard Law School signed a letter calling on the school to rescind Kavanaugh's appointment as a lecturer.

Sitting Supreme Court Justices often teach courses affiliated with universities during the summer months.

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