High Court Nomination Watch: DC Circ.'s Brett Kavanaugh

Law360 (July 3, 2018, 9:25 PM EDT) -- Unlike others considered favorites to replace U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh has a voluminous judicial record after 12 years on the federal appellate bench — one that reflects his strong conservative views on the law.

Brett Kavanaugh

Born: 1965 in Washington, D.C.


Yale College, B.A.

Yale Law School, J.D.

Federal Service:

• U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

• Nominated for third time by President George W. Bush on Jan. 25, 2006. Confirmed May 26, 2006.

Professional History:

• Law clerk, Third Circuit Judge Walter K. Stapleton, 1990-1991

• Law...

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