Yale law students protest alum Brett Kavanaugh, demand investigation of sexual assault allegations

Yale students will “continue speaking out, speaking to the press, until we feel there is a full and fair investigation.”

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Thousands of Yale students are protesting Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in support of Deborah Ramirez, the Yale alumna who alleges that Kavanaugh exposed himself to her by thrusting his genitals in her face at a drunken dorm party when they were both freshmen. Kavanaugh is a graduate of both Yale University and the Yale Law School. More than 2,800 Yale women have signed a letter of support for Ramirez. On Monday, Yale Law School faculty canceled 31 classes to allow more than 260 of their students to join a protest in support of Ramirez. We speak with Yale Law School student Samantha Peltz, who helped organize the protests against Brett Kavanaugh. She says that Yale students will “continue speaking out, speaking to the press, until we feel there is a full and fair investigation.”

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  • Samantha Peltz

    second-year Yale Law student who helped organize a protest Monday there to demand a full, fair and impartial investigation of sexual assault allegations against the school’s alumnus, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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