Ketanji Brown Jackson
Jackson has ascended to the court at a critical time, with both the institution and the country rife with division.
"It has taken 232 years and 115 prior appointments for a Black woman to be selected to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States, but we've made it."
The Senate voted 53–47 on Thursday to confirm Jackson.
“Congress makes political decisions,” Jackson told members of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Does Ketanji Brown Jackson Think Babies Are Racist And Other Not Exactly On Point Questions From The US Senate
From being asked if babies are racist to how religious she is on a scale of 1 to 10.
Republicans Cautiously Laid Out Their Attacks On Ketanji Brown Jackson While Democrats Praised Her Historic Nomination
Both parties praised Jackson as an impressive nominee while previewing the political battle that will play out in future hearings.
Jackson’s docket over the years featured fights over Trump-era policies and investigations and high-profile criminal prosecutions.
Jackson is the first Black woman selected for the high court.