At YLS, students say the allegations are especially infuriating due to their school's "complicity" and "facilitation" of Kavanaugh's alleged behavior.
"How could I decide before hearing the testimony of professor Ford?"
About 300 students participated in the protests on campus, and 115 others traveled to Washington to demonstrate, said John Gonzalez, a second-year law student who said the protests included the majority of the student body of about 600.
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh leaves his house as U.S. Marshalls try to hide him from cameras with an umbrella in Chevy Chase, Maryland, U.S., September 25, 2018. My lifelong record of promoting dignity and equality for women starting with the women who knew me when I was 14 years old.
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The Kavanaugh confirmation fight comes just weeks before November 6 congressional elections in which Democrats are trying to take control of Congress from Republicans, against a backdrop of the #MeToo movement fighting sexual harassment and assault.
Chua - though she is supposedly a liberal Democrat - initially served as a glowing character witness for Kavanaugh as part of the conservative propaganda rollout.
But another former law student who was advised by Chua and approached the Guardian after its original story was published on Thursday said his experience was consistent with the allegations presented in the article. She praised him for hiring a "diverse set of clerks". "You do not forget someone choking you, you do not forget someone putting their hand over their mouth and you thinking they're going to die", she said, her voice quaking. "Another girl ... she got the same advice, and [Chua told her] to wear heels".
It said that the allegation came to the attention of Democratic senators through a civil rights lawyer.Читайте также: Cody Wilson taken into custody at Houston airport
"If true, this advice is clearly unacceptable", it said. She said on Showtime's "The Circus," in an interview taped last Friday. But there is one group in the United States that displays the near-absolute loyalty to insiders that motivates Chua's critique of tribalism - the American aristocracy of which she is a very prominent member.
She and others said they were reminded of the 1991 confirmation hearings for another Yale Law School graduate, Clarence Thomas, amid allegations he had sexually harassed an employee. In a statement to the newspaper, Rubenfeld wrote that he was informed of the investigation in June, that it's an "informal review" and he was not given specifics of the allegations.
On Monday, Heather Gerken, dean of Yale's law school, wrote to the campus that the allegations against Kavanaugh "are rightly causing deep concern at Yale Law School and across the country", and that many professors and students are taking action, including the 50 faculty members who signed the letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee, and students gathered in Washington and on campus.
Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, speaking on Fox News, said the White House would be "open to" Ramirez also testifying before the Judiciary Committee.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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