Mark Joseph Stern

Mark Joseph Stern covers courts and the law for Slate.

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the third day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill, Thursday in Washington. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
Friday, September 07, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh Is Cherry-Picking the Cases He Says Count as Precedent
There can be no dispute that Brett Kavanaugh’s answers to Senate Judiciary Committee questions have been well rehearsed. As many committee members have observed, his answers to the senators’ subject area–specific questions are so intentionally generic that they can be repeated, in toto, at least...
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