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Brett Kavanaugh

Lesley Wexler
U of I College of Law

Fourteen professors or instructors from the University of Illinois College of Law signed a letter opposing Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Dick Durbin
J. Scott Applewhite / AP

U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are renewing their call for an FBI investigation into sexual assault claims against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Gabe Cripe
Eric Stock / WGLT

An advocate for sexual assault victims said the latest social media movement is changing the conversation about abuse survivors.

Darin LaHood and Mike Swartz
Eric Stock / WGLT

U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood said the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh should be taken seriously, but he isn’t ready to see them derail the judge’s confirmation.

Brett Kavanaugh
Alex Brandon / AP

The family of Christine Blasey Ford—including relatives from Bloomington-Normal—are defending her integrity and honesty in a new letter released ahead of her possible testimony about allegations she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Dick Durbin
Jacquelyn Martin / AP

There were some tense exchanges between U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday during the judge's confirmation hearing

Evan Vucci / AP

President Donald Trump has picked a favorite of the Republican legal establishment, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, for the Supreme Court.