President Trump Nominates Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court

Contact: Harry M. Seidman
Phone: 202. 480. 2085

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2018 - President Donald J. Trump announced the nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to fill the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s pending retirement.

Judge Kavanaugh has served as a member of the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) since 2010. ACUS is pleased to count among its members over a dozen current and former federal judges, including Justice Stephen G. Breyer and Justice Elena Kagan. The late Justice Antonin Scalia, a former ACUS chairman, was also a member.

About ACUS

The Administrative Conference of the United States is an independent federal agency dedicated to improving the administrative process through consensus-driven applied research and providing nonpartisan expert advice and recommendations for federal agency procedures. Its membership is composed of senior federal officials, academics, and other experts from the private sector.

The Conference is committed to promoting effective public participation and efficiency in the rulemaking process by leveraging interactive technologies and encouraging open communication with the public as well as making improvements to the regulatory process by reducing unnecessary litigation, and improving the use of science and the effectiveness of applicable laws.  Learn more at

# # #