Judge Kavanaugh’s Record on the DC Circuit: 94% of Time Unanimous, 97% Voted With The Majority


LISA BLATT, head of Supreme Court practice for Arnold & Porter: “At the end of the day, I enthusiastically support Judge Kavanaugh, and I am proud to introduce him, because he is unquestionably qualified by his extraordinary intellect, experience, and temperament, and he easily fits within the mainstream of legal thought.” (U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing, 9/04/2018)


Judge Kavanaugh’s DC Circuit Record:

  • 94% of the matters Judge Kavanaugh heard were decided unanimously.
  • In 97% of the matters Judge Kavanaugh heard, he voted with the majority.
  • Judge Kavanaugh issued a dissenting opinion in only about 2.7% of the matters he heard.

(Office of Legal Policy, Department of Justice)



Related Issues: Supreme Court, Judicial Nominations