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Nashville Lawyer John Tarpley Testifies in Kavanaugh Hearings on Behalf of ABA, Explains ‘Well Qualified’ Rating

September 7, 2018

Former TBA president John Tarpley gave testimony today in the confirmation hearing of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Speaking on behalf of the American Bar Association, Tarpley explained how the judge earned a unanimous “well-qualified rating,” The ABA Journal reports. Tarpley is the lead evaluator on the Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary. He said the panel found that Kavanaugh “enjoys an excellent reputation for integrity and is a person of outstanding character. It was clear from all or our interviews and all of the other evidence that he learned the importance of integrity from a very early age.”

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