Bloomberg Law
Sept. 14, 2021, 5:22 PMUpdated: Sept. 14, 2021, 6:59 PM

Circuit Pick Apologizes Over Kavanaugh Opposition Letter (1)

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

A federal appeals court nominee apologized for signing a letter opposing Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, saying she would respect the authority of all of the justices.

“I did not write the letter, but I recognize that much of its rhetoric was overheated,” Jennifer Sung, Biden’s pick for an Oregon seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, said in response to a question from Judiciary Chair Richard Durbin (D-Ill.).

“And if by signing that letter I created the impression that I would prejudge any case or fail to respect the authority of any ...

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