Brett Kavanaugh Drops Harvard Teaching: Must-See Details

Supreme Court opens its new term on a quiet note amid the loud partisan dispute over its future

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Embattled U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh will not return to teach at Harvard Law School in January, according to an email administrators sent to law students Monday evening, reports the The Harvard Crimson school newspaper.

Besides Harvard, students and faculty at Yale Law School have also expressed concerns about Kavanaugh, both on campus in CT and in Washington.

Kavanaugh, who has been teaching the course titled "The Supreme Court Since 2005" at Harvard Law School since 2009, is under heavy fire over allegations of sexual assaults committed more than 30 years ago.

Kavanaugh was good enough for Elena Kagan - a female nonetheless, and one of the most left-leaning justices on the Supreme Court.

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According to The Wall Street Journal's Rebecca Ballhaus, Kavanaugh has taught at Harvard for the past decade, since 2008. As The Crimson reported, students on the law campus have called for the university to suspend him from teaching pending a "full and fair investigation" into the sexual misconduct claims against him. Kavanaugh has repeatedly denied all the allegations. Kavanaugh is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law.

Kavanaugh's nomination now languishes in limbo as the Senate waits for the results of the limited, one-week FBI investigation authorized last Friday.

Rebecca Zietlow did not sign the letter but she agrees with her fellow professors that Kavanaugh has displayed a lack of judicial temperament that renders him unqualified to serve on the court.

Yale Law School Dean Heather Gerken issued a statement on September 24 that said 50 faculty members signed a letter calling on the Senate Judiciary Committee to conduct an investigation into allegations made against Kavanaugh.

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