President Donald Trump picked Brett Kavanaugh of the D.C. Circuit for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, succeeding Justice Anthony Kennedy, for whom he clerked. The nomination triggered a flood of responses from top appellate lawyers in Big Law, law school professors and advocates on the right and left. We’ve compiled some of the notable remarks below.

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➤➤ William Jay, Goodwin Procter: “Judge Kavanaugh has been a fair-minded judge throughout his time on the DC Circuit, known for thorough but polite questioning and excellent legal writing. He has thought deeply about the separation of powers and will be a Justice who is ready right away to handle the issues the Court confronts.”

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