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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh walks along the hallways of the Russell Senate Office Building on  July 11, 2018. Credit: Diego M. Radzinschi / NLJ

In the wake of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s angry testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, some commentators are predicting that if confirmed, he may face calls for recusal in a range of cases, including those that involve entities he lashed out at.

His comments “disqualify him from participating in a wide range of the cases that may come before the Supreme Court,” Harvard Law School professor Laurence Tribe wrote in a New York Times opinion piece Monday. “The judge himself has unwittingly provided the most compelling argument against his elevation to that court.”

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Tony Mauro

Tony Mauro, based in Washington, covers the U.S. Supreme Court. A lead writer for ALM's Supreme Court Brief, Tony focuses on the court's history and traditions, appellate advocacy and the SCOTUS cases that matter most to business litigators. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter: @Tonymauro

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