The Battle To Confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson

By Law360 Staff | February 28, 2022, 7:43 PM EST ·

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson speaks after President Joe Biden announced Judge Jackson as his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court at the White House on Feb. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

President Joe Biden nominated D.C. Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to replace Justice Stephen Breyer on the U.S. Supreme Court. If confirmed, she would become the first Black female justice to serve on the high court. Here, Law360 looks at Judge Jackson and the confirmation process.

Senate Confirms Jackson As 1st Black Woman On High Court
By James Arkin  |  April 7, 2022
The Senate voted to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the 116th U.S. Supreme Court justice and the first Black woman and former public defender ever to serve on the court.

Unions Support Judge Jackson's Supreme Court Confirmation
By Parker Purifoy  |  April 6, 2022
A group of 27 labor unions released a joint statement supporting Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as she faces a Senate vote to confirm her nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, citing her judicial record and experience.

Jackson Addresses Host Of IP Issues In Guarded Comments
By Ryan Davis  |  April 5, 2022
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson largely deflected questions about patent eligibility, inventions created by artificial intelligence, venue for patent cases and other intellectual property issues in written responses to senators, but she did shed some light on her thinking.

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