Welcome back to Trump Watch, your end-of-week briefing on Trump and the law. The Senate voted today, 51-49, to end debate on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. That means a final vote on his nomination can take place as early as Saturday. We’re watching with bated breath to see what happens…

In the meantime, something interesting: in late August, over forty appellate and Supreme Court lawyers wrote a letter backing Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Senate Judiciary Committee. That was before allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced. Which attorneys still stand by Kavanaugh? Check that out below, plus a round-up of other news this week.

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