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Some Experts Tout, Others Trash Kavanaugh To Close Hearing

Law360, Washington (September 7, 2018, 7:09 PM EDT) -- D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh moved closer Friday to being confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court after legal experts argued for and against the longtime jurist at the close of an at-times rowdy weeklong hearing.

Some 28 outside witnesses appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee, offering their opinions Friday about President Donald Trump's pick for the nation's top court following two days of direct questioning of the nominee.

Judge Kavanaugh's backers, including Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP’s Theodore Olson and Kirkland & Ellis LLP’s Paul Clement,...
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