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Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn into U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn into the Supreme Court on Thursday afternoon, becoming the first Black woman to join the high court’s bench. ... Read more»

Kelly, Sinema join Senate in historic vote confirming Ketanji Brown Jackson

Arizona’s senators joined their fellow Democrats and a handful of Republicans Thursday to confirm the historic appointment of Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first Black woman on the Supreme Court. ... Read more»

U.S. Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson, 'America at its best,' to Supreme Court

Ketanji Brown Jackson will make history by becoming the first Black woman to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court, after Democratic and Republican senators voted Thursday to confirm her to the lifetime appointment. ... Read more»

Graham says quiet part aloud with warning to Dems on future Supreme Court picks

Digging an even deeper partisan hole for the Supreme Court appointment process, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Monday that Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson would not have received a hearing if Republicans controlled the Judiciary Committee. ... Read more»

Jackson wins 3 GOP votes as U.S. Senate advances her Supreme Court nomination

The U.S. Senate advanced Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s historic Supreme Court nomination in a 53-47 procedural vote Monday evening, hours after the Judiciary Committee deadlocked along party lines.... Read more»

Defensores judiciales instan mayor diversidad en la Corte de Arizona

Mientras los demócratas en el Senado de los EE. UU. presionan para que el juez Ketanji Brown Jackson sea confirmado en la Corte Suprema, los defensores judiciales están presionando activamente para lograr una mayor diversidad en los tribunales de Arizona.... Read more»

Arizona court diversity urged as Ketanji Brown Jackson awaits Supreme Court confirmation

As Democrats in the U.S. Senate push for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, judicial advocates are actively pushing for greater diversity in Arizona’s courts. ... Read more»

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Claytoonz: A slice of conspiracy

Some of the Republicans asking Ketanji Brown Jackson questions were using their time, not asking serious questions for a nominee to the Supreme Court, but were instead auditioning for the 2024 presidential race…that is, if Donald Trump lets them run. ... Read more»

What senators asked Ketanji Brown Jackson on the third day of U.S. Supreme Court hearings

Members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee picked up Wednesday morning where they left off Tuesday evening in questioning Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson about her judicial philosophy, sentencing practices and personal background. ... Read more»

Ketanji Brown Jackson defends her record under grilling from U.S. Senate Republicans

Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday sharpened their criticisms of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, while Democrats on the evenly split panel said Jackson’s record as a federal trial judge and appeals judge showed she was an impartial jurist. ... Read more»

Ketanji Brown Jackson vows to decide U.S. Supreme Court cases from a 'neutral posture'

Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson began her four-day confirmation process to become the nation's first Black female associate justice on Monday, listening to hours of opening statements from Senate Judiciary Committee members before giving her own.... Read more»

Biden nominates Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court

President Joe Biden nominated D.C. Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court on Friday to fill the vacancy that will be created with Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement at the end of the term. ... Read more»

Biden cites 40-day timeline for Supreme Court confirmation

The chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Dick Durbin, and the panel's top Republican, Chuck Grassley, met with the president Tuesday afternoon to discuss a 40-day confirmation timeline for a new Supreme Court pick.... Read more»

Biden vows to nominate first Black woman to Supreme Court by end of February

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer formally announced his retirement Thursday - and President Biden said he will make his decision by the end of February - recommitted to nominating the first Black female justice, fulfilling a promise he made repeatedly while campaigning.... Read more»

Frontrunners emerge to replace Supreme Court Justice Breyer

President Joe Biden will get a shot at a coveted executive duty - appointing a Supreme Court justice after Justice Stephen Breyer announced he would be stepping down from the bench - and his choice could be historic if he nominates the court’s first Black female justice. ... Read more»

News analysis

White House delivered terrible day in trio of federal immigration lawsuits

The Trump administration faced a trio of losses in federal courts Friday, as judges blocked plans to fast-track deportations, undo a long-standing agreement on the detention of migrant children, and barred the agency from relying on a flawed database to detain people held by local law enforcement.... Read more»