650+ law professors (and counting) believe Brett Kavanaugh lacks the judicial temperament to be approved to the Supreme Court. Read their letter explaining why.
And now a letter signed by 650 law professors. They are non-committal on the sexual assault allegations, but they are united in the opinion that the nominee did not display a temperament worthy of a Supreme Court judge.
Hundreds of law professors say Kavanaugh should not be confirmed based on his judicial temperament.
Very striking. Hundreds of “professors of law & scholars of judicial institutions” from around the country united in one belief: that Kavanaugh “did not display the impartiality & judicial temperament requisite to sit on the highest court of our land.”
This is quite a list of law professors opposing Kavanaugh's confirmation on the basis of temperament. (I'm one of them.) I suspect that some of these people will never be on any kind of list together ever again for any reason.
Two days ago, 650 law professors had signed an open letter saying that the Senate should not confirm Kavanaugh. Now, that number has jumped to more than 2,400.
Wow, this letter from law professors against Kavanaugh has gone from 650 to 1000+ signatories in just a few hours. (Wonder how many law profs in America would sign a letter supporting his confirmation now?)
So now we have 650+ law professor against Kavanaugh. And the ABA. This list is pretty damming
1/10 Federalist 78 is not titled "Judges as Guardians of the Constitution"--at least, not titled by Alexander Hamilton. So how did that title get into the first paragraph of this letter signed by 1700+ law professors?
We are law professors who teach, research and write about the judicial institutions of this country. We feel compelled to write to you, our Senators, to provide our views that Judge Brett Kavanaugh displayed a lack of judicial temperament.
WOW. 650+ law professors (and counting) just penned an op-ed in the NYT saying Kavanaugh should not be confirmed.
In Opinion 650+ law professors (and counting) signed a letter saying that Brett Kavanaugh lacks the judicial temperament to be approved to the Supreme Court. Read their letter explaining why.
The 650 of us (and counting) span the ideological spectrum but all agree that Judge Kavanaugh displayed too partisan and injudicious a temperament to serve credibly on the Supreme Court ⬇️
Judicial temperament is one of the most important qualities of a judge, write more than 650 law professors (and counting), who say the Senate should not confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court
The list of law professors who signed letter calling for Kavanaugh to be rejected by the Senate has grown to more than 2,400.
This is significant. The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 650+ Law Professors (and Counting).
650 law professors and counting are sending a letter to the Senate tomorrow saying Kavanaugh should not be confirmed based on judicial temperament. #notnormal
That’s a lot of law professors from major schools.
Unless these profs pass the shoe on the other foot test, their petition should be discounted. That’s why I refused to sign even though K would not have been my choice.
We are now up to 2,400 law professors who are openly opposing this nominee, . #KavanaughConfirmation #VoteNoKavanaugh
The list of law professors opposing Kavanaugh is now more than 1,000.
1,700+ law professors have a message for senators on Brett Kavanaugh's judicial temperament
Wow. 650+ law professors write to the Senate telling them not to confirm Kavanaugh. Friends, it ain't easy to get that many professors to agree to anything.
1,000+ law professors (and counting) believe Brett Kavanaugh lacks the judicial temperament to be approved to the Supreme Court. Their letter explaining why will be presented to the Senate today. Read it here
“The question at issue was of course painful for anyone. But Judge Kavanaugh exhibited a lack of commitment to judicious inquiry.” The “question at issue” was his own criminal assault accusation. This is the nation’s law professorate?
Now over 1,200 law professors have signed the letter (so far). Here's the text of it, and the first 1000+ signers' names, titles, and universities
Law professors are saying No...Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 650+ Law Professors (and Counting).
Boy, this coordinated hit job on Kavanaugh is really something else. Have you ever seen a conspiracy involving so many hundreds of people?
I’m proud to join 2,000+ law professors in opposing confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh. Call/tweet , , , protest, speak out today. The process is corrupt in his favor but it’s not too late. #StopKavanuagh
"1000 law professors wrote a letter" may be the ultimate "appeal to authority" ever.
1,000 law professors sign letter assessing that Brett Kavanaugh lacks judicial temperament, and should not be confirmed by the US Senate to serve on the Supreme Court.
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Opinion | The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 1,000+ Law Professors (and Counting). - The New York Times
Seems to be the season of letters...The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 650+ Law Professors (and Counting).
The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 1,700+ Law Professors (and Counting).
Over 2,400 law professors across the United States have now come forward in believing that Brett Kavanaugh does NOT have the necessary temperament or impartiality to serve on the Supreme Court. This is a BIG deal. #StopKavanaugh
Your shameful and deliberately polarizing performance in that hearing room was in total contradiction to the sweet reason expressed in this op-ed. That's why 2400+ law professors said you do not belong on the court.
I had doubts that this could be as stupid as it sounded, but it really came through
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The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 650 Plus Law Professors and Counting. via
I'd like to think that Senate Republicans would at least care about 650+ law professors... but I'm not holding out any hope.
The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 1,000+ Law Professors (and Counting).
Opinion | The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 650+ Law Professors (and Counting).
Embarrassing to see a bunch of professors taking sides here, which is not their job, instead of taking the opportunity to teach their students about rules of evidence, standards of proof and due process, which is their job.
This letter is now up to a fair % of the legal educators in the United States
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The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh — Signed, 1,000+ Law Professors (and Counting)
The first time I’ve wished I were a professor of law instead of medicine, so I could sign this too. I agree the indisputable issue here is temperment and bias. Opinion | The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 2,400+ Law Professors. And counting.
Honestly would've thought more left-leaning Harvard/Yale/Stanford faculty would be on this (Mark Tushnet? Reva Siegel? Pam Karlan?)
Your should believe anything my sister signs.
The number is now over a thousand, and will no doubt continue to grow. Delighted to see so many colleagues join me in expressing serious reservations about Judge Kavanaugh. #KavanaughHearings #KavanaughConfirmation
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The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 650 Plus Law Professors and Counting. via
The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 1,000+ Law Professors (and Counting). via
The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 650 Plus Law Professors and Counting. via
The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 650 Plus Law Professors and Counting. via
In “Judges as Guardians of the Constitution,” Alexander Hamilton expressed the need for “the integrity and moderation of the judiciary.” Thus, "The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh," Signed, 650 Plus Law Professors and Counting. via
650+ Law Professors agree "Judge Brett Kavanaugh displayed a lack of judicial temperament that would be disqualifying for any court, and certainly for elevation to the highest court of this land."
I'm rethinking my opposition to Kavanaugh on the grounds that anything that 2400 law professors agree on cannot be good or true.
A non-expert like me would find this a lot more useful if we knew what number of these 2400 eminent individuals have previously supported a GOP nominee for SCOTUS | The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 2,400+ Law Professors
The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 1,000+ Law Professors (and Counting).
Nobody wants this guy except Trump and his most zealous supporters, but they’ll confirm him because they’re all puppets. America is broken.
The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 650+ Law Professors (and Counting).
Letter signed by 650+ law professors, many who appear in state and federal court, including the Supreme Court: The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh
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Look if I was a law professor my name would be here too. My feelings here are fairly simple: -Yes, he’s under unique and extraordinary circumstances, but -He objectively failed -That failure is objectively disqualifying
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The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 650 Plus Law Professors and Counting. via