The awaited retirement of an associate judge of the United States Supreme Court means that the seat will soon be vacant. The Trump government has as such decided to nominate American lawyer Brett Kavanaugh to the seat of the associate judge. But, will he be able to do it aide trump or will he uphold the law and will work towards deterring President Trump who has been seen making racial remarks. Here we will have details of Brett Kavanaugh Biography, wife, education, family, career.
Brett Kavanaugh Biography
Let’s take a look at the life of Brett Kavanaugh.
- Brett Michael Kavanaugh was born in Washington DC on 12th of February 1962.
- Son to Martha Gamble and Edward Kavanaugh Jr. his mother served as Judge in Maryland State Circuit Court.
- Brett Kavanaugh did his schooling from Georgetown preparatory school.
- Later he went to Yale University where he did his major in history. He graduated in 1987
- Known to be studious, his favorite sport was basketball in the university.
- After that, he attended Yale law school, where he took the role of notes editor for the Yale Law Journal.
- He graduated with a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School in 1990.
|Biography of||Brett Kavanaugh|
|Birthday||12 Feb 1965|
|Spouse||Ashley Estes Kavanaugh|
|Education||Yale Law School|
Brett Kavanaugh Early Career as a Law Clerk
Brett Kavanaugh spent early days of his career clerking for Judge Walter King Stapleton at US court of Third Circuit. Then he practiced as a law clerk for Judge Alex Kozinski. Later he clerked for Supreme Court Judge Anthony Kennedy.
Brett Kavanaugh and Starr report
Kavanaugh worked for Ken Starr as an associate counsel. During his time there he made the name by handling a number of legal cases and issues. Later he also authored the Starr report which was crafted because of the sex scandal of the president Bill Clinton with Monica Lewinsky. It came into light in 1998 and Brett Kavanaugh argued that President has brought dishonor to the office and lied to American people. He in his report urged the Congress for the impeachment of President Bill Clinton.
In 2001 he was nominated to the office of President George Bush to be an associate counsel. Later he served as an assistant to the President.
Tenure as a U. S. Circuit Judge
President Bush in 2003 nominated Brett Kavanaugh for the position of Judge in the District of Columbia Circuit. It was not until 3 years later when he was rated as well qualified by senate democrats. Since 2006 he has served as a judge and is now nominated for the position of Associate judge in the Supreme Court.
Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court: Latest Update
Since his nominations, there have been a lot of questions about his approach towards law and the nominators i.e. the Trump Government. The Senators are now publicly interviewing him and later this month a vote will be held by them to confirm his position as a judge in the Supreme Court.
Although Brett Kavanaugh holds the view that no one is above law, the 56-year-old Circuit Judge is unsure if he will commit himself towards law or towards cases which directly affect Donald Trump.
This was all about Brett Kavanaugh Biography.