Kavanaugh's Tax Opinions Offer Insight Into Role As Justice

Law360 (July 10, 2018, 8:39 PM EDT) -- An examination of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh's opinions in tax cases shows that if he is confirmed to the high court, he likely will have an inclination toward textualism and an aversion to legislating from the bench.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, nominated to the Supreme Court by President Donald Trump, has shown in his tax case opinions that he is likely to be inclined toward textualism and reluctant to legislate from the bench, legal experts tell Law360. (AP)  President Donald Trump’s nomination on Monday of Kavanaugh, currently a D.C. Circuit judge, to serve on the nation’s highest court fostered strong reactions from both Democrats...

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