Yale Law Professors Cancel Classes over Kavanaugh

Posted September 27, 2018

In addition, 82 people were arrested during a protest in the Russell rotunda.

Senator Dianne Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, called for the "immediate postponement" of any further action on Mr Kavanaugh's nomination. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) to consider voting against Kavanaugh in light of the sexual misconducted/attempted sexual assault allegations.

Some of the demonstrators came from Yale Law School, Kavanaugh's alma mater.

Several of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Yale colleagues who signed a letter publicly endorsing his nomination to the Supreme Court in August, are now voicing their support for an investigation into sexual assault accusations made against him. Kavanaugh himself has hired more female than male law clerks, according to Above the Law, although the article also noted that Kavanaugh's hiring practices actually just reflect the higher number of women in law school than men.

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Professors cancelled more than 30 classes so students could participate in the protests. Kavanaugh has denied that either incident occurred.

I will not be intimidated into withdrawing from this process. My lifelong record of promoting dignity and equality for women starting with the women who knew me when I was 14 years old.

However, in a joint statement to The Washington Post on Tuesday, Sinclair and Rutzen said that new allegations require "a fair and credible investigation".

"What we are witnessing is the total collapse of the traditional confirmation process for a Supreme Court nominee", Graham said on Twitter. Dini Merz, one of the directors of Mainers for Accountable Leadership, presented the letter to a member of Collins' staff at her office in Downtown Portland. Jeff Flake of Arizona.

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Ramierez says Kavanaugh dropped his trousers, thrust his penis in her face and "caused her to touch it " without her consent. Standing in a Senate building hallway surrounded by fellow protesters and Capitol Hill police, she told the crowd her own story as a rape survivor.

"It's important that the silence that we are granting - retroactively, of course, Professor Hill - but also Dr. Blasey Ford and now Debbie Ramirez, be really powerfully embodied and that the people who occupy this institution on a daily basis experience what it's like for that silence to be suffusing their life", Peltz said. "Who is to say an allegation couldn't be leveled against you or me?" she said. She said that she pushed the person away, touching it in the process.

Roche (53), now living in Colorado, said that he was "not a political person" and has "no political agenda" but wanted to speak out at this time because he believes Ramirez "has a right to be heard" he added "I believe her".

High-profile celebrities also chimed in on social media, posting photos in all-black and cataloging walkouts on television sets.

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