However, after police blockaded the steps, it was moved the atrium of the Hart Senate Office Building, where 293 people were arrested and another nine for a demonstration in the adjacent Dirksen Senate Office Building.
Anita Hill, a well known American attorney stood against Clarence Thomas, another Supreme Court nominee back in 1991 and accused him of sexual harassment.
Schumer was at the protest with model and actor Emily Ratajkowski, who was also charged by police. Cavanaugh's appointment to the post of judges of the Supreme court of the United States - a message for the women of this country that they don't matter.
Amy Schumer was detained on Thursday while protesting against Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, reports said. Among those arrested were comedian Amy Schumer and actress/model Emily Ratajkowski.
Ratajkowski shared a photo of herself carrying a hand-written sign reading, "Respect female existence or expect resistance".
This is not an argument over whether or not Kavanaugh is guilty of sexual assault; this is an argument that men are still controlling women's bodies.
Two other women have since come forward with alleged separate instances of sexual assault, both of which have been categorically denied by Kavanaugh.
According to CNN, senators are now reviewing the results of an FBI investigation into the allegations against Kavanaugh, and may vote as early as this weekend. The US Senate is poised to make its final decision Friday as to whether or not they will advance Kavanaugh's nomination.
However, the Federal Bureau of Investigation did not examine allegations made by a third woman, Julie Swetnick, that Judge Kavanaugh was involved in the drugging and sexual assault of girls at house parties in the 1980s.