Inside Brett Kavanaugh's Surprising First Term on the Supreme Court
Everyone is scrutinizing Brett Kavanaugh for signs of what kind of justice he will become. A close look at his first team reveals an unfinished portrait.
Brett Kavanaugh chugs 6-8 Diet Cokes a day and is a meticulous writer. He often requires hundreds of rewrites on opinions from his clerks. I thought former clerks were exaggerating when they told me that, but no: literally HUNDREDS of drafts
NEW: I've spent months reporting this story to take you inside Brett Kavanaugh's first term on the Supreme Court, and to explore how he is wielding the power he was granted after such a wrenching confirmation process. I hope you'll give it a read.
Quite a line from Leonard Leo in the middle of this piece about understanding where Kavanaugh’s judicial approach might settle / his early time on the court
Brett Kavanaugh keeps his sixth-grade copy of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' on the coffee table in his Supreme Court office. Written in the back is his essay assignment from that year: "Give examples of standing in someone else’s shoes."
John Wesley Lowery
Inside Brett Kavanaugh's surprising first term on the Supreme Court