The Washington Post: The ‘Gut Standard’: As the Kavanaugh Case is Aired, Who Has The Burden to Prove What?

September 27, 2018

The Senate does not have strict guidelines to assess the testimony that will be presented today by Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Dr. Christine Ford. Partner David J. Leviss explains that, “there are not clear rules on the burden of proof in a congressional investigation.” Instead, he says, lawmakers, “tend to rely on a gut standard based on their own barometers.” To read the full article, click here.