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Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh’s testimony raised questions about his neutrality and temperament, threatening the already fragile reputation of the Supreme Court as an institution devoted to law rather than politics.
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By Adam Liptak
Sept. 28, 2018
WASHINGTON — In the first round of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings early this month, Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh kept his cool under hostile questioning, stressed his independence, and exhibited the calm judicial demeanor that characterized his dozen years on a prestigious appeals court bench.
“The Supreme Court,” he said, “must never be viewed as a partisan institution.”