Two accusers, both college professors, challenge U.S. Supreme Court nominees. Is there meaning in that?

September 20, 2018

By Staff

First there was Anita Hill, in 1991 a professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Now, there’s Christine Blasey Ford, a clinical psychology professor at Palo Alto University.

Both women accused conservative Supreme Court Justice nominees of sexual impropriety. Anita Hill’s allegations were aimed at Clarence Thomas, who went on to become a justice. Ford has accused current nominee Brett Kavanaugh, whose confirmation hearing is continuing with the prospect of Ford testifying.

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