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Articles/Books By:

Are Hawaiians Indians? The Justice Department Thinks So. Wall St. J. A35 (Sept. 27, 1999); PDF via ProQuest*

Book Review: Fixing Statutory Interpretation, 129 Harv. L. Rev. https://lccn.loc.gov/12032979 118 (2016); PDF via Harvard Law Review

The Courts and the Administrative State, 64 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 711 (2013-2014); PDF via Case Western Law Review

Defense Presence and Participation: A Procedural Minimum for Batson v. Kentucky Hearings, 99 Yale L.J. 187 (October 1989); PDF via Yale Law Journal

A Dialogue with Federal Judges on the Role of History in Interpretation, 80 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1889 (2011-2012); PDF via Berkeley Law Scholarship Repository

First Let Congress Do Its Job; A Deep Structural Flaw in the Independent Counsel Statute. Wash. Post A27 (Feb. 26, 1999); Text via Washington Post

Fixing Statutory Interpretation, 129 Harv. L. Rev. 2118 (2015-2016); PDF via HeinOnline*

From the Bench: The Constitutional Statesmanship of Chief Justice William Rehnquist, American Enterprise Institute (2017).  http://www.aei.org/publication/from-the-bench-the-constitutional-statesmanship-of-chief-justice-william-rehnquist/

Indictment of an Ex-President? (with Robert J. Bittman), Wash. Post A12 (Aug. 31, 1999); text via ProQuest*

Keynote Address: Two Challenges for the Judge as Umpire: Statutory Ambiguity and Constitutional Exceptions, 92 Notre Dame L. Rev. https://lccn.loc.gov/83642997 1907 (2017) PDF via NDLS Scholarship

The Judge as Umpire: Ten Principles, 65 Cath. U. L. Rev. 683 (2015-2016); PDF via Catholic University Law Review

Law of Judicial Precedent (St. Paul: Thomson Reuters, 2016). (one of 13 co-authors).

Letter to the Editor: Starr Report, N.Y. Times, (August 1, 1999); Text via New York Times

Our Anchor for 225 Years and Counting: The Enduring Significance of the Precise Text of the Constitution, 89 Notre Dame L. Rev. https://lccn.loc.gov/83642997 1907 (2014) PDF via NDLS Scholarship

The President and the Independent Counsel, 86 Geo. L.J. 2133 (1997-1998); PDF via Just Security

Separation of Powers during the Forty-Fourth Presidency and Beyond, 93 Minn. L. Rev. 1454 (2008-2009); PDF via Minnesota Law Review

To Us, Starr Is an American Hero (with Robert J. Bittman and Solomon J. Wisenberg) Wash. Post A23 (Nov. 15, 1999); Text via Washington Post

Two Challenges for the Judge as Umpire: Statutory Ambiguity and Constitutional Exceptions, 92 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1907 (May 2017); PDF via HeinOnline*

We All Supported Kenneth Starr, Wash. Post A28 (July 1, 1999); Text via ProQuest*

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Articles/Books About:

2 Almanac of the Federal Judiciary, D.C. Circuit, p. 9 (2018-1 edition).

HeinOnline. Law Journal Library: Kavanaugh, Brett M. https://heinonline.org/HOL/AuthorProfile?action=edit&search_name=Kavanaugh%2C%20Brett%20M.&collection=journals

Library of Congress Authorities. Kavanaugh, Brett Michael, 1965 https://lccn.loc.gov/no2006002148.

WorldCat.org Identities. Kavanaugh, Brett Michael 1965-  http://worldcat.org/identities/lccn-no2006002148/.

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Cases

According to the Lexis Advance legal database, Judge Kavanaugh has written more than 270 opinions during his twelve years on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.  Decisions from cases in the D.C. Circuit in which Judge Kavanaugh participated can be found on the website of the Court (select “Opinion Locator” under “Online Services and use “Kavanaugh” as a search term).  Cases are also available on Google Scholar (On the Google Scholar homepage, select “Case law” and then click on “Select courts.”  On the next page, select “Court of Appeals” under “D.C. Circuit” and click “Done.”  On the search page, use “Kavanaugh” as a search term.)  Visitors to the Law Library of Congress and other law libraries can also use legal research databases such as Lexis Advance and Westlaw to perform more targeted searching for majority opinions by Judge Kavanaugh, as well as his concurring and dissenting opinions.    


Noteworthy opinions authored by Judge Kavanaugh include the following:

Garza v. Hargan, 874 F.3d 735 (D.C. Cir. 2017) (Kavanaugh, J., dissenting)

United States Telecom Ass'n v. Fed. Commc'ns Comm'n, 855 F.3d 381 (D.C. Cir. 2017) (Kavanaugh, J., dissenting)

PHH Corp. v. Consumer Fin. Prot. Bureau, 839 F.3d 1 (D.C. Cir. 2016)

Verizon New England Inc. v. Nat'l Labor Relations Bd., 826 F.3d 480 (D.C. Cir. 2016)

Klayman v. Obama, 805 F.3d 1148 (D.C. Cir. 2015) (Kavanaugh, J., concurring)

Fogo De Chao (Holdings) Inc. v. U.S. Dep't of Homeland Sec., 769 F.3d 1127 (D.C. Cir. 2014) (Kavanaugh, J., dissenting)

Loving v. I.R.S., 742 F.3d 1013, 1014 (D.C. Cir. 2014)

EME Homer City Generation, L.P. v. E.P.A., 696 F.3d 7 (D.C. Cir. 2012)

Heller v. D.C., 670 F.3d 1244 (D.C. Cir. 2011) (Kavanaugh, J., dissenting)

Seven-Sky v. Holder, 661 F.3d 1 (D.C. Cir. 2011) (Kavanaugh, J., dissenting)

Agri Processor Co. v. N.L.R.B., 514 F.3d 1 (D.C. Cir. 2008) (Kavanaugh, J., dissenting)

We the People Foundation v. United States, 485 F.3d 140 (D.C. Cir. 2007)

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Congressional Materials:

Congress.gov. PN2259 — Brett M. Kavanaugh — Supreme Court of the United States  (07/10/2018  -  Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary).

Congress.gov. PN1179 — Brett M. Kavanaugh — The Judiciary (05/26/2006 - Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 57 - 36. Record Vote Number: 159) (to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit).

Congress.gov. PN203 — Brett M. Kavanaugh — The Judiciary (12/21/2005 - Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.) (to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit).

Congress.gov. PN840 — Brett M. Kavanaugh — The Judiciary (12/08/2004 - Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate at the sine die adjournment of the 108th Congress).

U.S. Senate. Roll Call 159, 109th Congress. On the Nomination (Confirmation Brett M. Kavanaugh of Maryland to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the D.C. Circuit).

U.S. Senate. Roll Call 158, 109th Congress. On the Cloture Motion (Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh to be U.S. Circuit Judge).

U.S. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Confirmation Hearing on the Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to be Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit: Hearing. 109th Cong., 2nd Sess. May 9, 2006. Washington: U.S. GPO, 2006. iii, 103 p. ; 24 cm. Serial No. J-109-73. S.Hrg. 109-435. PDF via Congress.gov and ProQuest

U.S. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Conformation [i.e. Confirmation] Hearing on the Nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh to be Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit : hearing . 108th Cong., 2nd Sess. April 27, 2004. Washington: U.S. GPO, 2006. iii, 159 p. ; 24 cm.. Serial No. J-108-69. S.Hrg. 108-878. PDF via Congress.gov and ProQuest

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Web Resources:

SCOTUSBlog. Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court http://www.scotusblog.com/category/nomination-of-brett-kavanaugh-to-the-supreme-court/.

U.S. Federal Judicial Center. Biographical Directory of Federal Judges. Kavanaugh, Brett M. https://www.fjc.gov/history/judges/kavanaugh-brett-m.

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Last Updated: 07/11/2018