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Mar 22 2022
Ketanji Brown Jackson
“Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson vowed Monday to approach cases ‘from a neutral posture’ and to be transparent in her decision-making if confirmed to the Supreme Court… She spent most of Monday hearing from senators, some of whom began making arguments of their own. It was the first of four planned days of hearings to consider Jackson’s nomination.” (SCOTUSblog)
The left praises Jackson’sThe Flip Side
Apr 06 2022
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson and Alienable Rights
In a written response she presented to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson put herself at odds with a 2,000-year-old understanding of the nature of the law and the foundation of human rights.
A half-century before Christ was born, the Roman senator Cicero plainly explained the foundation of a just law.
"There is a true law, a right reason, conformable toCNSNews.com
Mar 23 2022
Ketanji Brown Jackson Refuses to Define Word ‘Woman’
President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee on March 22 refused to define what a woman is or say whether she agreed that punishments for possessing or distributing child pornography should be strengthened.
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was asked during day 2 of her confirmation hearings whether she could provide a definition of the word “woman.”
“No, I can’t,” Jackson said.The Epoch Times
Mar 22 2022
Ketanji Brown Jackson refuses to weigh in on court packing
Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson refused Tuesday to weigh in on whether there should be more than nine justices on the high court, a move progressive activists have advocated for in recent years.
“My North Star is the consideration of the proper role of a judge in our constitutional scheme, and in my view, judges should not be speaking into political issues andWashington Times
Mar 06 2022
Demanding That Ketanji Brown Jackson ‘Show Her Papers’
The Fox News host Tucker Carlson briefly went to a Swiss boarding school before reportedly being kicked out. He went on to graduate from Trinity College. In a 1991 yearbook entry, he described himself as being part of the “Dan White Society,” an apparent allusion to the homophobe who killed San Francisco’s mayor, George Moscone, and supervisor Harvey Milk, California’s first openly gay electedCharles Blow
Feb 25 2022
Biden to nominate Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court
President Joe Biden will nominate federal Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on Friday to replace Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, which would make her the first black woman on the high court's bench should she be confirmed by the Senate.
Breyer announced his retirement last month after 28 years on the Supreme Court, effective when the current term ends this summer. That paved theWashington Examiner
Nov 30 2022
Ketanji Brown Jackson swipes at Biden DOJ during SCOTUS immigration case
Supreme Court oral arguments in a key immigration case grew heated Tuesday as Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Biden’s first nominee to the court, rejected the White House’s interpretation of federal law.
Jackson accused Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar of having a “conceptual problem” in her understanding of the Administrative Procedure Act, which requires the federalNew York Post (News)
Mar 24 2022
Republicans turn Ketanji Brown Jackson hearing into a political circus
At 2.54pm on the second day of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearings that will determine whether she takes a seat on the US supreme court, the solemn proceedings took a nosedive into farce.
Ted Cruz, the Republican senator from Texas, turned theatrically to an outsized blow-up of a children’s book, Antiracist Baby by Ibram X Kendi. Pointing to a cartoon from its pages of anThe Guardian
Mar 21 2022
Senate Confirmation Hearings Set to Open for Ketanji Brown Jackson
The Senate Judiciary Committee begins confirmation hearings Monday for President Biden’s first Supreme Court nominee, Ketanji Brown Jackson, who if confirmed would succeed retiring Justice Stephen Breyer.
Judge Jackson once clerked for Justice Breyer, a continuity that points to a lower temperature for this week’s proceedings than for those arising from the last three vacancies, whichWall Street Journal (News)
Mar 21 2022
Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearing will be a forum for political attacks
There’s very little reason to doubt Ketanji Brown Jackson will be confirmed and become the first Black woman to serve as a Supreme Court justice. She doesn’t need to garner any Republican support in the Democratic-controlled Senate, and her ascension in place of retiring Justice Stephen Breyer won’t shift the ideological makeup of the court.
But this week’s hearings to vet the historicVox