U.S. Supreme Court

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, right, chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, answers questions from reporters about allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018.
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September 27, 2018 - 6:46 am
LISTEN LIVE to testimony from U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and sexual assault accuser Christine Blasey Ford before the Senate Judiciary Committee. ___ By Lisa Mascaro, Alan Fram and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee braced for a history-...
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An undated photo of Deborah Ramirez, left, provided by Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence; and an undated photo of Julie Swetnick, right by released by her attorney Michael Avenatti via Twitter.
Associated Press
September 26, 2018 - 5:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of a showdown hearing, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the senators who will judge him confronted a third set of lurid allegations Wednesday accusing him of sexual misconduct as a young man. Kavanaugh heatedly denied them all, while Democrats complained about...
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A crowd gathers at Dilworth Plaza by the city hall for a walkout in solidarity with Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, in Philadelphia on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018.
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September 25, 2018 - 11:23 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — No matter what ultimately happens to Brett Kavanaugh and the women who accuse the Supreme Court nominee of sexual misconduct, the Senate hearing on the allegations will offer a historic test of the #MeToo movement, which began only a year ago. Since it coalesced around...
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The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing room is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.
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September 24, 2018 - 6:37 am
By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A second allegation of sexual misconduct has emerged against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a development that has further imperiled his nomination to the Supreme Court, forced the White House and Senate Republicans onto the...
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., joined at rear by Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, holds a letter of support from alumnae from the Holton-Arms School, the Maryland all-girls school that Christine Blasey Ford attended in the early 1980s.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
September 20, 2018 - 8:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Christine Blasey Ford may testify against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after all, her attorney said Thursday, breathing new life into the prospect of a dramatic Senate showdown next week over Ford's accusation that he assaulted her when both were in high school. The...
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In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, Anita Hill speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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September 18, 2018 - 1:50 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as well as cautions for senators considering how to deal with the...
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The Republican-controlled Senate panel appears committed to a vote on Kavanaugh later this week.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File
September 17, 2018 - 8:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump grudgingly opened the door Monday to "a little delay" in a Senate vote on Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh, even as top Republicans fought to prevent the accusation that Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted a fellow high school student from morphing into a...
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, left, accompanied by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member, right, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee markup meeting on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Washington
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
September 13, 2018 - 2:07 pm
By Lisa Mascaro, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee brushed aside a flurry of Democratic attempts to delay the consideration of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday, sticking with a schedule that could see him confirmed by Oct...
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President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge, appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
September 04, 2018 - 9:43 am
UPDATED: 7 p.m. By Mark Sherman and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh declared fervently at his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday the court "must never, never be viewed as a partisan institution." But that was at the end of a marathon day...
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In this July 26, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File
August 31, 2018 - 11:16 am
By Jesse J. Holland and Tammy Webber, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh emailed his White House colleagues in June 2003 with an alert: The U.S. Supreme Court was about to release opinions on the University of Michigan's use of race as a factor to admit students. It was an issue of...
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