Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh’s accuser tentatively agrees to testify on Thursday – media

By Doina Chiacu and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON, Sept 22 : A woman who has accused US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has tentatively agreed to testify before a Senate panel on Thursday, according to media reports. The agreement is in the works for California professor Christine Blasey Ford to possibly testify on […]

Trump’s Supreme Court nominee emphasizes judicial independence

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Sept 5 : Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee, sought to stake out his independence on Wednesday as he faced his first questions during the second day of his contentious Senate confirmation hearing. “I think the first quality of a good judge in our constitutional system is independence,” […]