Democrats’ ‘Gold Standard’

American Bar Association Gives Judge Kavanaugh Its Highest Possible Rating Of Unanimously ‘Well Qualified’

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION on Judge Kavanaugh: “The American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary has completed its evaluation of the professional qualifications of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh … After an exhaustive evaluation process, the Standing Committee has determined by a unanimous vote that Judge Kavanaugh is ‘Well Qualified’ for the position of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.” (American Bar Association, Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary, Letter to Sens. Grassley and Feinstein, 8/31/2018)

SENS. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY) & PAT LEAHY (D-VT): The ABA's evaluation is “the gold standard by which judicial candidates are judged.” (The Washington Post, 03/18/01)

SCHUMER: “The Bar Association is the gold standard…” (NBC’s “Meet The Press, 1/8/06)



Related Issues: Nominations, Judicial Nominations