Laurie Levenson

Loyola Law School

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Professor of Criminal Law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California; former Assistant US Attorney

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Senate Republicans did not question Christine Blasey Ford or Brett Kavanaugh themselves. They didn’t want the optics of 11 white men questioning a woman about claims of sexual assault.

Questioning Christine Blasey Ford

Senate Republicans did not question Christine Blasey Ford or Brett Kavanaugh themselves. They didn’t want the optics of 11 white men questioning a woman about claims of sexual assault.

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Christine Blasey Ford says she would prefer to have the FBI investigate before she testifies in front of the Senate. Democrats have been asking for the same thing.

Investigating the Kavanaugh allegations

Christine Blasey Ford says she would prefer to have the FBI investigate before she testifies in front of the Senate. Democrats have been asking for the same thing.

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Two of President Trump’s former close advisors are guilty.

White House does damage control now that two Trump advisors are convicted felons

Two of President Trump’s former close advisors are guilty.

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