Chief Justice Roberts Asks Federal Judges to Handle Complaints About Justice Kavanaugh

The complaints relate to statements that Brett Kavanaugh made during his highly-contentious confirmation hearings.

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Chief Justice John Roberts is referring ethics complaints against new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to federal judges in Colorado and neighboring states. The complaints deal with statements Kavanaugh made during his confirmation hearings. They were filed originally with Kavanaugh’s old court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Roberts took no action on them while Kavanaugh’s nomination was pending. He received the first three of 15 eventual complaints on Sept.…

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