Wednesday, October 3, 2018
While the National Association of Women Lawyers rated Judge Kavanaugh as "not qualified" based upon his failure to show a commitment to legal issues that impact women, the organization has issued an amended report to address the hostile behavior exhibited by the Judge at last week"s senate hearing.
The Committee believes that the temperament Judge Kavanaugh exhibited during the hearing, as well as his partisan attacks and his failure to respond to clear and direct questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee establish that he is “not qualified” for service on the Supreme Court. Among other concerns was Judge Kavanaugh’s treatment of women Senators who questioned him on September 27, 2018, which we view as wholly inappropriate and inconsistent with the demeanor expected of Supreme Court Justices."
The Association added to the reasons for the "not qualified" ranking, the total lack of judicial temperament and his questionable integrity.
The amended report can be read here.
In the meantime, hundreds of law profs have signed on to various letters to the Judiciary Committee voicing similar concerns as well as concerns for the integrity of the judicial nomination process.