Toomey’s vote against Ketanji Brown Jackson set a dangerous precedent. Here’s why | Bruce Ledewitz
Justices don't make campaign promises. They interpret the law - and that perspective can change over time.
Philly’s Black leaders say Jackson’s confirmation win is tribute to her perseverance
By Stephen Williams PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Senate’s confirmation vote Thursday for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first African American woman to join the Supreme Court, typified her perseverance in the face of grueling hearings, Philadelphia legal observers have said. In a historic bipartisan vote of 53-47, Jackson will also become the second woman […]
U.S. Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson, ‘America at its best,’ to Supreme Court
The 53-47 vote comes just six weeks after President Joe Biden announced his nomination of Jackson from the White House, fulfilling a promise he first made on the campaign trail.
Public defenders are the bedrock of our legal system. How Tom Cotton damaged that | John L. Micek
Republicans know what the Constitution says about the right to an attorney. But you wouldn't have believed it this week.
Pa.’s Toomey says he’s a ‘no’ on confirming Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court
"Due to Judge Jackson’s admitted lack of judicial philosophy, her concerning judicial record, and the likelihood she will continue to reach beyond the limited role of the judiciary, I cannot support her appointment to the Court,” Toomey said.
Originalist? The Founders couldn’t even agree on what the Constitution meant | Hugh Jackson
And after the Constitution was ratified, they disagreed about it even harder.
Ketanji Brown Jackson wins bipartisan support for U.S. Supreme Court with Collins’ backing
The Maine lawmaker is first Republican to pledge their support for President Joe Biden’s U.S. Supreme Court pick.
Ketanji Brown Jackson is proof all judges should be Black women | Michael Coard
If white men are the disease of America in terms of racism, misogyny, homophobia, the obvious cure is a Black woman.