Brett Kavanaugh Sworn in as Supreme Court Justice Despite Controversy

Brett Kavanaugh being sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice (Photo Credit:

Lindsey Miller, Editor, Staff Writer

Saturday, October 6th, 2018, the Senate voted in favor of confirming Brett Kavanaugh as the newest Supreme Court Justice. Voting 50-48 in favor, Kavanaugh is the 114th Supreme Court Justice in american history, and the second to be appointed under the Trump administration (

While Kavanaugh was formally sworn in on Saturday, October 6th, shortly after the confirmation vote, President Trump held a ceremonial swearing-in on Monday, October 8th (

Among the controversy of Kavanaugh’s hearing, accuser Christine Blasey Ford was addressed by the leaders of the #MeToo movement in an open letter on Wednesday, October 10th (