Duke Law faculty discuss Kennedy retirement, Kavanaugh nomination to Supreme Court
On June 27, Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement from the United States Supreme Court, effective July 31. On July 9, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to fill the vacancy. Duke Law faculty have been called on by multiple media outlets to discuss the Court generally, to assess Justice Kennedy’s tenure, and to analyze Judge Kavanaugh’s jurisprudence in advance of his confirmation hearings.