Kavanaugh exits Harvard after students, in letter, ask for rescinding appointment

WASHINGTON D.C.- APRIL 19 2018 The U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington D.C. is the seat of the Supreme Court of the United States and the Judicial Branch of government

WASHINGTON D.C.- APRIL 19 2018 The U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington D.C. is the seat of the Supreme Court of the United States and the Judicial Branch of government

While we still don't know if Brett Kavanaugh will serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, we do know he will not teach at Harvard next year. The student outlet reported that Harvard has canceled Kavanaugh's 2019 course because he reportedly can not "commit" to the class anymore.

Catherine Claypoole, associate dean and dean for academic and faculty affairs at the law school, told students the news in an email sent on Monday night.

A Harvard Law School spokesperson confirmed that Kavanaugh would not return to teach.

President Donald Trump nominated Kavanaugh in July to fill the seat left by retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, and his confirmation to the nation's highest court seemed inevitable until three women came forward to allege that he sexually assaulted them or others in the 1980s. The Harvard Crimson, The Ivy League's newspaper, broke the story shortly after an email sent to law students announced the decision late Monday evening. "The accusations against Judge Kavanaugh, including those by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, are credible and grave". "HLS would be tarnished to have him on campus in any position of authority".

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"People are coming together to say, 'This isn't the type of person we want teaching at Harvard Law, '" a law lecturer and 2010 graduate Jessica Lynn Corsi said.

Kavanaugh's angry performance during his testimony, however, "cut against those recommendations".

Osler told Melber that of all his fellow Yale Law alumnae who've gone on to work in important jobs in the private and public sectors, he'd never seen any act that way in public - and especially not in a setting "where it's most important to model civility".

Yale Law School Dean Heather Gerken issued a statement on September 24 that said 50 faculty members signed a letter calling on the Senate Judiciary Committee to conduct an investigation into allegations made against Kavanaugh.

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