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Abstract

The allegation made by Christine Blasey Ford — that at age 15 she was the victim of a sexual assault by a 17-year-old Brett Kavanaugh — has not only upended Judge Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings, but has also left Americans wondering what standards should apply to an accusation like this.

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

9-20-2018

Source Publication

The New York Times

Keywords

Brett Kavanaugh, Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), U.S. Constitution, Supreme Court confirmation hearing

Disciplines

Constitutional Law | Law | Supreme Court of the United States

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