Christine Blasey Ford continues to be being harassed and receiving threats greater than a month after she testified in entrance of the Senate Judiciary Committee that Supreme Court docket Justice Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her, her legal professionals informed NPR.
“Justice Kavanaugh ascended to the Supreme Court docket, however the threats to Dr. Ford proceed,” Ford legal professionals Debra Katz, Lisa Banks, and Michael Bromwich informed NPR in an announcement.
When she testified in entrance of the Judiciary Committee on Sept. 27, Ford stated she had been harassed and obtained loss of life threats after publicly accusing Kavanaugh of the assault in an interview with The Washington Publish earlier that month.
Ford stated Kavanaugh pinned her to a mattress throughout a highschool social gathering 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 informed NPR that she is not excited about writing a ebook or doing the rest to earn a living off the expertise.
“Dr. Ford’s present focus is solely on recovering from the expertise and returning to her job obligations – not on writing a ebook,” her legal professionals stated.
Final month, Ford’s legal professionals informed NBC that she could not transfer again to her dwelling in California due to threats she and her household and obtained. Debra Katz, one in all Ford’s attorneys, stated then that it will be “fairly a while” earlier than Ford might return dwelling.
“Her household has been via rather a lot,” Katz stated. “They aren’t residing at dwelling. It will be fairly a while earlier than they’re capable of stay at dwelling. The threats have been never-ending. It is deplorable.”