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 attorneys informed NPR.
“Justice Kavanaugh ascended to the Supreme Court docket, however the threats to Dr. Ford proceed,” Ford attorneys Debra Katz, Lisa Banks, and Michael Bromwich informed NPR in a press release.
When she testified in entrance of the Judiciary Committee on Sept. 27, Ford mentioned 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 mentioned Kavanaugh pinned her to a mattress throughout a highschool get together 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 attorneys informed NPR that she is not taken with writing a guide 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 duties – not on writing a guide,” her attorneys mentioned.
Final month, Ford’s attorneys informed NBC that she could not transfer again to her dwelling in California due to threats she and her household and acquired. Debra Katz, one in every of Ford’s attorneys, mentioned then that it might be “fairly a while” earlier than Ford may return dwelling.
“Her household has been by means of lots,” Katz mentioned. “They don’t seem to be dwelling at dwelling. It may be fairly a while earlier than they’re capable of stay at dwelling. The threats have been endless. It is deplorable.”