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 Court docket Justice Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her, her legal professionals instructed 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 instructed NPR in an announcement.
When she testified in entrance of the Judiciary Committee on Sept. 27, Ford stated she had been harassed and acquired loss of life threats after publicly accusing Kavanaugh of the assault in an interview with The Washington Submit earlier that month.
Ford stated Kavanaugh pinned her to a mattress throughout a highschool celebration 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 involved in writing a ebook or doing the rest to generate profits off the expertise.
“Dr. Ford’s present focus is solely on recovering from the expertise and returning to her job tasks – not on writing a ebook,” 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 acquired. Debra Katz, considered one of Ford’s attorneys, stated then that it could be “fairly a while” earlier than Ford may return house.
“Her household has been by means of loads,” Katz stated. “They aren’t residing at house. It is going to be fairly a while earlier than they’re capable of stay at house. The threats have been endless. It is deplorable.”