‘No Room for Error’ in New Kavanaugh Hearing

Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is being asked privately about what past girlfriends would say about his conduct, as Republicans prepare him for an epic hearing on Monday when he will rebut charges of a drunken sexual assault during high school. The Senate Judiciary Committee is giving the Supreme Court nominee an opportunity to clear his name.

Dems Demand Kavanaugh Delay After Assault Charge

All 10 Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday urged chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) to delay Thursday’s scheduled vote on Brett Kavanaugh, after Christine Blasey Ford went public and accused the Supreme Court nominee of groping her and trying to pull off her clothes at a party three decades ago.

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Johnson v United States: Three Years Later

The Supreme Court struck down a part of the Armed Career Criminal Act that permitted sentencing enhancements for repeat violent offenders in 2015. But the debate over its impact on public safety and recidivism continues, pitting Attorney General Jeff Sessions against proponents of sentencing reform.