Rutgers Law School students, professors rapt as Kavanaugh accuser testifies during hearing

September 27, 2018

Kylie Finley, right, a second-year law student at Rutgers School of Law in Camden, N.J., watches Christine Blasey Ford testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her. The law school set up a broadcast of the hearing for students to watch.

By Staff

It was a historic moment, one not lost on the more than 30 students and professors who gathered in a conference room at Rutgers Law School as an emotional yet steady Christine Blasey Ford described how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh pinned her down on a bed when they were in high school and assaulted her.

“She’s very credible,” said Kylie Finley, 22, a second year law student from Vineland, N.J. “She’s been incredibly strong. Contrary to what many people are saying, she does remember most of the details. She’s not changing her story. It was 36 years ago and she still remembers it. Just the fact that she’s there telling her story and confronting all these horrible accusations against her is incredible.”

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