We asked DOZENS of GMU students if Brett Kavanaugh should be allowed to teach a law class. Here's how many said yes.

  • Campus Reform's Emma Meshell asked students at GMU if they agree with the school's decision to have Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh teach a summer law class.
  • Of the dozens of students Meshell asked, only one supported the move.

After students at George Mason University in Virginia protested the school's decision to have Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh teach a two-week summer law class in the United Kingdom, Campus Reform's Emma Meshell went to the Fairfax campus to ask random, individual students whether they supported the move. Out of the dozens of students who were asked, only one said Kavanaugh should teach the class.

"All the rest said that the accusations against him are enough to make it a negative thing to have him on campus," Meshell said. She called it "insane" that students would not support the idea of a sitting Supreme Court justice teaching a law class.

[RELATED: GMU students want Kavanaugh fired]


At least two campus groups, Mason for Survivors and the George Mason Democrats, protesting Kavanaugh's hiring, urging the school to "immediately revoke this decision." 

But GMU's president refused, saying in a statement issued Wednesday, "I respect the views of people who disagreed with Justice Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation due to questions raised about his sexual conduct in high school. But he was confirmed and is now a sitting Justice. This decision, controversial as it may be, in no way affects the university’s ongoing efforts to eradicate sexual violence from our campuses."

Meshell gave "props" to GMU's president for the decision, pointing out that "all too often we see schools bow down to students' demands..."

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Jon Street is a news editor for Campus Reform. Six years ago, Jon cut his reporting teeth fresh out of college as an intern at Media Research Center's CNSNews.com, where he interviewed multiple members of Congress and former presidential candidates. From there, he went on to complete a stint at Watchdog.org, where his exclusive, investigative work was picked up or cited by the New York Times, Washington Post, Fox News, National Review, and the Drudge Report, among others. More recently, Jon spent three years as an assistant editor at TheBlaze.com. In his free time, Jon enjoys trying new coffeehouses around the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and traveling back to his home state of Missouri to spend time with his family.

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