THE RECORD(S) OF JUDGE BRETT M. KAVANAUGH: A CASE STUDY OF INFORMATION ACCESS, EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE AND ACCESS TO EXECUTIVE BRANCH INFORMATION IN THE UNITED STATES SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

Bennett Chapman
2019
This study presents findings from a close examination of five days of hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States as a historical case study of federal information policy. I examined the shaping of federal information policy by the Senate Judiciary Committee itself, each Committee members' views on Executive power and Executive privilege as well as current and former President's impact on the process. I
more » ... on the process. I also examined the record of Judge Kavanaugh on United States v. Nixon and his legal and judicial approach to the Executive power and Executive privilege in order to facilitate an understanding of the Senate Judiciary Committee's deliberations.
doi:10.17615/pkyj-r362 fatcat:f7rotopimjh45k6ckbfjiwjzzy