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‘Strike Against Kavanaugh’, Law Students Hold Nationwide 3-Day Walkout

In a matter of days, the Strike Against Kavanaugh movement has sprung up at law schools across the country.

A movement has sprung up at law schools across the country to protest the appointment of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and demand Congress begin impeachment proceedings.

The movement called “Strike Against Kavanaugh” began at 2:15 EST 0n Wednesday, October 10 and runs through Friday, October 12.

A letter on the movement’s website says Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court has put the country in the middle of a “national emergency.”

“We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct. We do not recognize Kavanaugh as a legitimate member of the United States Supreme Court,” the letter continues.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reported the strike sprung out of a meeting of the National Lawyers Guild at New York University last Saturday. As news of Kavanaugh’s confirmation spread Justine Medina and her guild co-chairs at Brooklyn Law School announced a plan to strike.

“Law students are particularly situated to speak about this issue,” Medina told The Chronicle as they had an obligation to defend the legal system’s norms, checks and balances.

Word of the strike spread through emails, phone calls, online petitions, newsletters and the like. By Tuesday afternoon more than 30 organizations and at least 12 law schools across the country had signed on but many more were quickly signing up.

Participating in the strike are law students at American, Emory, George Washington, Duke and Rutgers Universities, as well as the Universities of Miami, Richmond, Southern California, Denver and North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Law students at Ohio State University already staged a walkout on Monday.

Yale Law School, Kavanaugh’s alma mater, has been protesting Kavanaugh’s nomination for days. In addition to campus protests, hundreds of students drove to Washington DC to protest Kavanaugh.

Scenes from the first day of the Strike Against Kavanaugh were shared on Twitter:


Lauren von Bernuth

Lauren is one of the co-founders of Citizen Truth. She graduated with a degree in Political Economy from Tulane University. She spent the following years backpacking around the world and starting a green business in the health and wellness industry. She found her way back to politics and discovered a passion for journalism dedicated to finding the truth.


  1. Randall Fabiano ?????? October 11, 2018

    They should really teach us a lesson by dropping out of law school.

  2. Adena OHare October 11, 2018


  3. Cindy Gibson October 11, 2018

    Thank you.

  4. Pat Harrison October 11, 2018

    Thank You

  5. Milwaukee Mob October 17, 2018

    Please the GOP needs to be fired up Thanks !

  6. Dorthy Davis October 17, 2018

    There loss

  7. Thomas Fischer October 17, 2018

    Walk out don’t return. Some one else will appreciate the ed opportunity.

  8. Bill Savell Sr. October 17, 2018

    Just the kind of idiot lawyers we don’t need!!!

  9. Jason Self October 17, 2018


  10. Ginny Celano October 17, 2018


  11. Gail Ladella October 17, 2018

    Who cares

  12. Rina Davis-van Tuil October 17, 2018

    The rapist government! The worst, nastiest creeps ever, look at the WH! Even the glorified whore!

  13. Susan Schulte October 17, 2018


  14. Rosa Flores October 17, 2018

    Lower their grades for missing class!

  15. Joe Hodgkinson October 17, 2018

    Oh yeah, a bunch of asshole future slip and fall lawyers really represent us!!!

  16. Matthew Schlamb October 17, 2018

    And kavanaugh is still a Supreme Court Justice.

  17. Carol Rhoades Melby October 18, 2018

    They should walk out forever since they DO NOT BELIEVE IN INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY


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