Brett Kavanaugh, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Brett Kavanaugh

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

Date of Birth: 12-Feb-1965

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States

Profession: judge, lawyer, politician

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius


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About Brett Kavanaugh

  • Brett Michael Kavanaugh (; born February 12, 1965) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
  • He was nominated by President Donald Trump to succeed Anthony Kennedy and took the oath of office on October 6, 2018.
  • He previously served as a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and as a staff lawyer for various offices of the federal government.Kavanaugh graduated from Yale University, where he joined Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.
  • After graduating from Yale Law School, he began his career as a law clerk and then a postgraduate fellow working under Judge Ken Starr.
  • After Starr left the D.C.
  • Circuit to become head of the Office of Independent Counsel, Kavanaugh assisted him with various investigations concerning President Bill Clinton, including the drafting of the Starr Report recommending Clinton's impeachment.
  • After the 2000 U.S.
  • presidential election, in which he worked for the George W.
  • Bush campaign in the Florida recount, he joined the administration as White House Staff Secretary and was a central figure in its efforts to identify and confirm judicial nominees.
  • Kavanaugh was nominated to the U.S.
  • Court of Appeals for the D.C.
  • Circuit by President Bush in 2003.
  • His confirmation hearings were contentious; they stalled for three years over charges of partisanship.
  • He was ultimately confirmed to the D.C.
  • Circuit in May 2006 after a series of negotiations between Democratic and Republican U.S.
  • Senators.
  • An evaluation of Kavanaugh's appellate court decisions in four separate public policy areas was performed by two law professors for the Washington Post.
  • It found he had the most conservative overall voting record on the D.C.
  • Court between 2003 and 2018.President Trump nominated Kavanaugh to the U.S.
  • Supreme Court on July 9, 2018, to fill the position vacated by retiring Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy.
  • When Kavanaugh's name was on the short list of Supreme Court nominees and before his nomination, Palo Alto University Professor of Psychology Christine Blasey Ford contacted a Washington Post tip line with accusations that Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her in the early 1980s while the two were in high school.
  • Two other women also accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.
  • Kavanaugh denied all three accusations.
  • The Senate Judiciary Committee held a supplemental hearing over Ford's allegations, after which it voted to advance the confirmation to a full Senate vote.
  • After delaying the vote for an additional FBI investigation, the Senate confirmed Kavanaugh's nomination by a vote of 50–48 on October 6, 2018.

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