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Kavanaugh’s Labor, Employment Rulings Would Mostly Echo Kennedy

July 10, 2018, 6:56 PM

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would likely continue Justice Anthony Kennedy‘s legacy of siding with the conservative justices in labor, employment, and benefits cases, though he may diverge from his predecessor’s views on gay bias.

President Donald Trump named Kavanaugh, who is currently a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, as his nominee to the Supreme Court in the East Room of the White House July 9. If confirmed, Kavanaugh would fill the seat of the court’s longtime swing vote, Kennedy, who announced his retirement at the end of the term. ...