The Supreme Court has updated its seating chart now that Brett Kavanuagh has been confirmed by the Senate and sworn in.
Kavanaugh, who in replacing Anthony Kennedy became the high court's 114th justice, will sit on the far-right if one is facing the nine justices. Kavanaugh is seated next to fellow Associate Justice Elena Kagan.
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SCOTUS website has updated the seating chart. pic.twitter.com/TFELRnBjuB— 🌎 (((tedfrank))) 🌎 (@tedfrank) October 8, 2018
On the Supreme Court's website, Kavanaugh doesn't yet have a photo attached to his name, but there is a biography:
Brett M. Kavanaugh, Associate Justice,
was born in Washington, D.C., on February 12, 1965. He married Ashley Estes in 2004 and they have two daughters - Margaret and Liza. He received a B.A. from Yale College in 1987 and a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1990. He served as a law clerk for Judge Walter Stapleton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit from 1990-1991, for Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit from 1991-1992, and for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court during the 1993 Term. In 1992-1993, he was an attorney in the Office of the Solicitor General of the United States. From 1994 to 1997 and for a period in 1998, he was Associate Counsel in the Office of Independent Counsel Kenneth W. Starr. He was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis in Washington, D.C., from 1997 to 1998 and again from 1999 to 2001. From 2001 to 2003, he was Associate Counsel and then Senior Associate Counsel to the President. From 2003 to 2006, he was Assistant to the President and White House Staff Secretary. He was appointed a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 2006. President Donald J. Trump nominated him as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and he took his seat on October 6, 2018.
Kavanaugh was confirmed by a close 50-48 vote on Saturday and was sworn in soon after. His nomination had been cast in doubt after multiple allegations of sexual assault surfaced last month – accusations Kavanaugh vehemently denied.
Because of a last-minute FBI investigation into the allegations, Kavanaugh missed a week of the new Supreme Court term, which began on Oct. 1.
A seating chart that came out last week had a "vacant" spot in the No. 9 spot where Kavanaugh now resides.
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We’ve got new seating assignments at #SCOTUS, with RBG taking a center seat next to the Chief. pic.twitter.com/V1ep9fy5P9— Kimberly Robinson (@KimberlyRobinsn) October 1, 2018
Before Kennedy retired this summer, he was positioned in the No. 2 spot next to Chief Justice John Roberts.
The new seating chart at the Supreme Court, as given to the advocates at oral argument. pic.twitter.com/IpoFDNNFgZ— Kannon Shanmugam (@KannonShanmugam) April 27, 2016
Roberts is now flanked by Associate Justices Clarence Thomas and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.