Kavanaugh Gains Praise From the Supreme Court Left

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg praised Justice Brett Kavanaugh for hiring on an all-female staff. Kavanaugh has also signaled he is favoring the leftward side of the court, betraying reason according to opinion responses by Justice Clarence Thomas. (Getty Images photo)

CBS News – Supreme Court justice and liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg praised newly-confirmed Justice Brett Kavanaugh Tuesday for appointing an entirely female staff. Ginsburg spoke about her own history in the fight for gender equality to a packed auditorium at Georgetown Law School.

Ginsburg praised Kavanaugh, whose controversial confirmation was marked by allegations of sexual assault, and she remarked that the court’s upcoming fall term will be the first time in history that more women will be clerking than men.

“There is a very important first on the Supreme Court this term and it’s thanks to our new justice, Justice Kavanaugh,” Ginsburg said.

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