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I expected blowback for my post on Brett Kavanaugh, and I got a hurricane of it. But I knew I was courting trouble, arguing that Kavanaugh’s alleged behavior as a drunken teenager in the early 1980s shouldn’t automatically disqualify him for the U.S. Supreme Court.

Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen is a senior columnist at The American Lawyer and the creator of The Careerist blog.

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