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Ketanji Brown Jackson

Apr 5, 2022

Murkowski, Romney back Jackson, all but assure confirmation

Republican Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Mitt Romney say they will vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's historic elevation to the Supreme Court, giving President Joe Biden's nominee a burst of bipartisan support and all but assuring she'll become the first Black female justice.

Apr 4, 2022

Senate panel deadlocks on Jackson; confirmation on track (UPDATE)

Democrats are launching a whirlwind of votes and Senate floor action Monday with the goal of confirming Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first Black woman on the Supreme Court by the end of the week.

Mar 31, 2022

Graham says he’ll vote ‘no’ on Jackson for Supreme Court

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Thursday he won't vote for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, expressing concerns about her record despite supporting her confirmation as an appeals court judge last year.

Mar 2, 2022

Supreme Court nominee meets with senators on Capitol Hill

The Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson is meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday, taking her first steps toward confirmation as Democratic senators and the White House push for a swift schedule.

Feb 25, 2022

Notable opinions by high court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson (UPDATE)

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson worked for seven years as a judge on the federal trial court in Washington, D.C., before President Joe Biden appointed her to the appeals court that meets in the same courthouse.

Mar 9, 2016

Possible US Supreme Court pick would make history in many ways

If Ketanji Brown Jackson were nominated and confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, she would make history several times over. She'd be the court's first black female justice. Her confirmation would mean that for the first time four women would sit on the nine-member court. And it would mean two black justices would be sitting together for the first time.


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