Christine Blasey Ford remains to be being harassed and receiving threats greater than a month after she testified in entrance of the Senate Judiciary Committee that Supreme Courtroom Justice Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her, her legal professionals instructed NPR.
“Justice Kavanaugh ascended to the Supreme Courtroom, however the threats to Dr. Ford proceed,” Ford legal professionals Debra Katz, Lisa Banks, and Michael Bromwich instructed NPR in an announcement.
When she testified in entrance of the Judiciary Committee on Sept. 27, Ford stated she had been harassed and obtained demise threats after publicly accusing Kavanaugh of the assault in an interview with The Washington Put up earlier that month.
Ford stated Kavanaugh pinned her to a mattress throughout a highschool occasion within the 1980s and tried to take away her garments, an allegation Kavanaugh fiercely denied in his personal testimony earlier than the committee.
Ford’s legal professionals instructed NPR that she is not occupied with writing a guide or doing anything to generate profits off the expertise.
“Dr. Ford’s present focus is solely on recovering from the expertise and returning to her job duties – not on writing a guide,” her legal professionals stated.
Final month, Ford’s legal professionals instructed NBC that she could not transfer again to her house in California due to threats she and her household and obtained. Debra Katz, one in every of Ford’s attorneys, stated then that it could be “fairly a while” earlier than Ford might return house.
“Her household has been by means of so much,” Katz stated. “They don’t seem to be residing at house. It will be fairly a while earlier than they’re in a position to reside at house. The threats have been never-ending. It is deplorable.”