A committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States has been asked to review orders dismissing misconduct complaints against now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh that stem from his 2017 U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings.

Petitions challenging the Tenth Circuit Judicial Council’s orders were filed last week with the federal judiciary’s Committee on Judicial Conduct and Disability, headed by Judge Anthony Scirica of the Third Circuit. The committee, citing confidentiality rules, declined to comment on the number or the nature of any petitions filed.

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