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Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers say she is still being harassed after Kavanaugh hearing

The Hill logo The Hill 11/8/2018 Michael Burke
a person wearing glasses: Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers say she is still being harassed after Kavanaugh hearing © Pool Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers say she is still being harassed after Kavanaugh hearing Christine Blasey Ford is still being harassed and receiving threats more than a month after she testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee that Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her, her lawyers told NPR.

"Justice Kavanaugh ascended to the Supreme Court, but the threats to Dr. Ford continue," Ford lawyers Debra Katz, Lisa Banks, and Michael Bromwich told NPR in a statement.

When she testified in front of the Judiciary Committee on Sept. 27, Ford said she had been harassed and received death threats after publicly accusing Kavanaugh of the assault in an interview with The Washington Post earlier that month.

Ford said Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed during a high school party in the 1980s and attempted to remove her clothes, an allegation Kavanaugh fiercely denied in his own testimony before the committee.

Ford's lawyers told NPR that she isn't interested in writing a book or doing anything else to make money off the experience.

"Dr. Ford's current focus is solely on recovering from the experience and returning to her job responsibilities - not on writing a book," her lawyers said.

Last month, Ford's lawyers told NBC that she couldn't move back to her home in California because of threats she and her family and received. Debra Katz, one of Ford's attorneys, said then that it would be "quite some time" before Ford could return home.

"Her family has been through a lot," Katz said. "They are not living at home. It's going to be quite some time before they're able to live at home. The threats have been unending. It's deplorable."

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