(WASHINGTON) -- Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson on Friday delivered a stirring defense of the need to educate American school children about the nation's dark history of racial inequality and violence in a still-ongoing battle for civil rights."The work of our time is... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson accused the Supreme Court's conservative majority of a "let-them-eat-cake obliviousness" on the issue of race in its landmark ruling on affirmative action.The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the way Harvard University and the University of North Carolina use... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Ketanji Brown Jackson descended the Supreme Court's marble steps for the first time as justice on Friday morning, flanked by Chief Justice John Roberts and with a smile on her face, appearing to soak up her momentous, history-making installation as the 116th... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Ketanji Brown Jackson marked a milestone in American representation on Thursday when she was sworn in as the first Black woman in history to sit on the nation's highest court -- officially taking on the title of justice.Chief Justice John Roberts, in a... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- When word came that Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was retiring, the spotlight immediately shifted to who might replace him with most attention focused on Ketanji Brown Jackson, who clerked for Breyer about 20 years ago.That spotlight grew even brighter when it was... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- When Justice Stephen Breyer retires from the U.S. Supreme Court at noon on Thursday, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, his former law clerk, will mark a milestone in American representation when she is sworn in as the first Black woman in history to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, the most senior member of the U.S. Supreme Court's liberal wing, said he will officially step down from the bench at noon on Thursday, and the court announced he will then swear in his former law clerk... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden celebrated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's historic confirmation to the Supreme Court at the White House on Friday with a tearful Jackson delivering a powerful message in perseverance."It has taken 232 years and 115 prior appointments for a Black woman... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden celebrated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's confirmation to the Supreme Court at a large-scale event at the White House on Friday amid new concerns about COVID spreading among Washington's power players.Biden, donning his trademark Aviator sunglasses when he stepped out... Read More.
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson made history on Thursday, after she was confirmed as the first Black female Supreme Court Justice. Applause and cheers broke out in the White House when Kamala Harris, the first Black and South Asian woman vice president, announced the voting results, while virtual applause... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate on Thursday confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, paving the way for her to become the first Black woman to sit on the nation's highest court.Just before the 53-47 bipartisan vote, during a rare occasion when senators... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court in its 233-year history, is poised for Senate confirmation on Thursday afternoon.She is expected to secure at least three Republican votes, marking a bipartisan victory for President Joe... Read More.