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Feb 25 2022
President Joe Biden has selected Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as his pick to fill the Supreme Court seat that will be vacated by Justice Stephen Breyer at the end of the term this summer. If she is confirmed by the U.S. Senate, which is split 50-50 along party lines, she will be the first black woman on the high court's bench. Her nomination, once sent to the Senate, will be considered by theAssociated Press Fact Check The Hill Washington Examiner
Jun 30 2023
SCOTUS Justice Clarence Thomas Takes Justice Ketanji Jackson to Woodshed in Affirmative Action Opinion
US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas put freshman Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson through the wringer in his opinion explaining why her arguments in favor of race-based college admissions were unconstitutional. The high court released its opinions Thursday after a 6-3 vote deciding the race-based admission policies at the University of North Carolina and Harvard College violated theInfoWars
Mar 01 2024
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police arrested a 27-year-old man in connection to a fatal shooting on Belvedere Drive.
Detective Tommie Brown said police arrested Keenan Jacobs in connection to the shooting death of 35-year-old Robert Wheatbrook. Jacobs has been charged with murder.
The shooting happened in the 2000 block of Belvedere Drive on Wednesday, February 28. WheatbrookWJTV 12
Mar 03 2024
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police arrested for a 17-year-old in connection to a shooting that critically injured a person.
Police announced the arrest of Cory Mitchell on Sunday, March 3. He was wanted on an aggravated assault charge.
The shooting happened in the area of Jayne Avenue and Lindsey Drive on Friday, March 1. Detective Tommie Brown said the victim was transportedWJTV 12
Feb 24 2024
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police arrested two teenagers in connection to a fatal shooting in early February. Detective Tommie Brown said 18-year-old Amari White and 17-year-old Jarvis Harolson were both charged with capital murder and aggravated assault. The fatal shooting happened in the 100 block of Covington Park Drive on Friday, February 9. A 20-year-old man, who was identified asWJTV 12
Mar 01 2024
The New England Patriots have released cornerback J.C. Jackson, adding to their wealth of salary cap space heading into the upcoming NFL year. FOXBORO — The New England Patriots have released cornerback J.C. Jackson, creating approximately $13.5 million in available salary cap space. New England will not incur a dead money hit as a result of the move. Jackson re-joined the Patriots via tradeWTNH
Apr 06 2022
Ketanji Brown Jackson will likely be confirmed to the Supreme Court by a Senate vote later this week despite resistance from some Republicans. Are her detractors justified or misguided?
Republicans Lisa Murkowski, Susan Collins and Mitt Romney have said they'll vote for Jackson, making her confirmation all but certain in the evenly-divided Senate. Other GOP senators, like LindseyNewsweek National Review (News) Daily Beast
Mar 14 2022
The political left and right are at odds over whether Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson will pursue nonpartisan justice or left-wing priorities if she's confirmed to the court.
Jackson, 51, was nominated last month by President Joe Biden, and would be the first black woman to serve on the Supreme Court if confirmed. Some prominent Republicans appear open to supporting Jackson'Washington Examiner USA TODAY The Hill
Mar 22 2022
GOP criticisms of Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson drove top headlines across the spectrum on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, Jackson responded to concerns by Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) over her purportedly lighter sentencing in child pornography cases, saying she followed statutory guidelines for sentences to be “sufficient, but not greater than necessary.” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.),New York Times (News) The Hill Washington Examiner
Mar 03 2024
Police say one person was critically injured Jackson police are investigating a shooting that left one person critically injured. That person was taken to the hospital for medical attention. Detectives say a 17-year-old has been arrested. The aggravated assault took place in an area on Jayne Avenue and Lindsey Drive on Friday, March 1. This is a developing story. Stay with 16 WAPT News for newABC 16 WAPT