The Kavanaugh hearings are a reminder of the dangers of politicising judicial appointments

The Kavanaugh hearings are a reminder of the dangers of politicising judicial appointments
When I first heard the allegation that Brett Kavanaugh had sexually molested a fellow teenager at an upmarket, under-age, booze-fest house party the best part of 40 years ago, I asked myself how such an allegation, if true, could constitute good grounds for rejecting his nomination to the US Supreme Court given that he had served as a US Federal Appeal Court judge since 2006, having been nominated by George W Bush.

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