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Ketanji Brown Jackson

Dec 29, 2022

Biden outpacing Trump, Obama with diverse judicial nominees

For the Biden White House, a quartet of four female judges in Colorado encapsulates its mission when it comes to the federal judiciary.

Oct 3, 2022

US Supreme Court welcomes the public again, and a new justice

The U.S. Supreme Court is beginning its new term, welcoming the public back to the courtroom and hearing arguments for the first time since issuing a landmark ruling stripping away women's constitutional protections for abortion.

Jun 30, 2022

Jackson sworn in, becomes 1st Black woman on Supreme Court

Ketanji Brown Jackson has been sworn in to the Supreme Court, shattering a glass ceiling as the first Black woman on the nation's highest court.

Apr 25, 2022

Poll: Many support Jackson court confirmation

More Americans approve than disapprove of Ketanji Brown Jackson's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court as its first Black female justice, a new poll finds, but that support is politically lopsided. And a majority of Black Americans — but fewer white and Hispanic Americans — approve of her confirmation.

Apr 20, 2022

Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearings provide many moments for reflection

The emotional kaleidoscope of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearing was nothing short of amazing. It was truly an exercise that allowed many of us to experience a range of emotions through a magnificently beautiful lens, as we witnessed the confirmation of our country’s first African-American female to the United States Supreme Court.

Apr 12, 2022

Ketanji Brown Jackson is and isn’t 1st Black female justice

Shirley Troutman, a judge on New York's highest court, was working last week when her daughter texted messages that included a clapping hands emoji. Soon, her phone was buzzing with other celebratory messages. The applause and the excitement was for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, who last week was confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court and will become its first Black female justice.

Apr 11, 2022

The Brown Jackson nomination hearings and what they say about the duty to represent bad people

The former news talk show “The Mclaughlin Group” used to give an annual award for the “Best Political Theater." If that show was still on the air, the nomination hearings for Ketanji Brown Jackson would win hands down.

Apr 8, 2022

A lifetime ‘first,’ local legal community reacts to Jackson’s confirmation

As Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson becomes a justice-in-waiting, Wisconsin lawyers are beaming with pride as Jackson this week became the first Black woman confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court on a 53-47 vote. Jackson will sit beside three other women justices and one other Black justice.

Apr 8, 2022

Jackson will join more diverse and conservative high court

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will join a Supreme Court that is both more diverse than ever and more conservative than it's been since the 1930s.

Apr 7, 2022

Jackson confirmed as first Black female high court justice (UPDATE)

The Senate is expected to confirm Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on Thursday, securing her place as the first Black woman on the high court and giving President Joe Biden a bipartisan endorsement for his historic pick.

Apr 6, 2022

Analysis: 3 GOP senators buck party to back Biden court pick

By announcing they will vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first Black woman to the Supreme Court, three Republican senators are marking the historical moment by building legacies of their own.


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