What you need to know about the Kavanaugh-Ford hearing: A primer

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday will hold a hearing on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh and the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

The hearing will take place at 9 a.m.

EST at the Capitol.

It will be held at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, 1450 E. Jefferson St., Room 100.

The Judiciary Committee’s Republican Chairman, Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, said the hearing will focus on the nominee’s record on women, the role of women in the criminal justice system, and sexual assault cases.

The full committee is expected to hold hearings on a variety of issues including the Supreme Judicial Court nominee, the fate of former President Donald Trump, and other matters.