On July 9, 2018, President Trump nominated Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Brett M. Kavanaugh to fill the seat previously held by Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy. Judge Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings began on September 4, 2018. On October 6, 2018, the Senate confirmed Brett M. Kavanaugh by a vote of 50-48 (1 not voting, 1 absent). He was sworn in the same day.
To search for opinions by Judge Kavanaugh with Lexis, the following advanced search fields for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit cases are available: Opinion By, Concurrence By and Dissent By. The following advanced search fields are available with Westlaw: Written By, Concurring and Dissenting.
Full-text District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals opinions by Judge Kavanaugh are available on the court's website. Search by case name and year.
Judge Kavanaugh’s attorney work files from his tenure with the Office of Independent Counsel (OIC) serving as an Associate Independent Counsel in the Office of Independent Counsel Kenneth W. Starr from September 6, 1994 until November 20, 1997 and again from April 27, 1998 until December 1, 1998.
Records related to Brett M. Kavanaugh's service in the White House Counsel’s Office and the White House Office of the Staff Secretary under the Administration of President George W. Bush.