How has the #MeToo movement impacted the Kavanaugh nomination?

Without the #MeToo movement and the high bar of a lifetime seat on the Supreme Court, it’s doubtful that the sexual assault allegations leveled against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would have surfaced, says Lesley Wexler, a University of Illinois law professor who studies anti-discrimination law. Photo by College of Law

Editor’s note: To contact Lesley Wexler, call 217-244-3449; email lmwexler@illinois.edu.

The paper “#MeToo, time’s up, and theories of justice” is available online.

Source: Illinois NEWS BUREAU

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How has the #MeToo movement impacted the Kavanaugh nomination?
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How has the #MeToo movement impacted the Kavanaugh nomination?
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Editor’s note: Lesley Wexler is a University of Illinois law professor who studies anti-discrimination and humanitarian norms through domestic and international law, social movements and corporations. Wexler spoke with News Bureau business and law editor Phil Ciciora about the initial sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.