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Boulder woman seeking FBI investigation on Brett Kavanaguh accusations

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Faye Gross | 26 September, 2018, 17:24

Kavanaugh vehemently denied the allegations and his supporters have pointed to problems with Ramirez's story, including her concession that her memory of the incident is not exactly clear.

He also remembers Deborah Ramirez, another Yale classmate who accused Kavanaugh of exposing himself to her at a college party, as an "honest" and "trusting" person who could have been targeted by groups like Kavanaugh's due to her insecurities about her relatively "less privileged background". "He said if you want our statement, read the New Yorker". The report says the student was told by Yale professor Jed Rubenfeld that Judge Kavanaugh "hires women with a certain look".

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in her legal fight with Mr Trump, claimed to represent a woman with information about high school-era parties attended by Mr Kavanaugh and urged the Senate to investigate.

"We're organizing both to oppose the hasty, biased, and incomplete investigation of the Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations and to support and stand with Professor Christine Blasey Ford, Debbie Ramirez, and all people who have experienced sexual violence and sexual harassment", YLS student Veronica Guerrero said, referring to the two women who have publicly accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault. "She said, well, it might not be him, and there were gaps, and she was totally inebriated and messed up".

Brett Kavanaugh's supporters are getting desperate. An editor's note said the two did not "did not wish to dispute Ramirez's claims".

"I think folks on campus have been very disturbed and disappointed and frustrated by not only the news, but by the ongoing ambivalence by the institution to properly target and root out these toxic issues", Lake told Connecticut Public Radio.

By early Monday morning, members of the law school faculty had already cancelled 31 of the day's scheduled classes in anticipation of the planned student actions, which follow last week's silent protest.

Kavanaugh sex assault allegations 'totally political:' Trump
Kavanaugh *might* end up being a bit more moderate on the bench than expected, to try to placate his ardent left-wing critics. Cornyn said the committee could vote as early as Friday, then "we will proceed this weekend until we have the votes".


Dean Heather Gerken called him a "long-time friend" and a "mentor" to students.

The White House and its Republican congressional allies on Tuesday delivered a message of unwavering support for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh after the judge went on television to fight back against allegations of sexual misconduct that have imperiled his nomination. She praised him for hiring a "diverse set of clerks".

Yale Law graduate Sen.

Osler, a former federal prosecutor and a professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, said in a phone interview that "corroborating evidence" is necessary to determine what occurred.

In a September 21 open letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Yale Law School faculty stated in part that "the confirmation process must always be conducted, and appointments made, in a manner that gives Americans reason to trust the Supreme Court".

Prof. Jeannie Suk Gersen is a New Yorker contributor and works as the John H. Watson, Jr.

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