Ketanji Brown Jackson will be the nation's first Supreme Court justice to have served as a public defender, and the first since Thurgood Marshall to have experience as a defense attorney. That's good.
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It explains why many of the reasons GOP senators gave for opposing Jackson were ridiculous, but also that there is nothing inherently wrong in opposing a qualified "mainstream" nominee based on differences over judicial philosophy.
The Supreme Court nominee's critics say she clearly did, but several federal appeals courts disagree.
Can you define "partisan circus?"
Republicans take a page from the Democrats’ book by crying “dark money” during Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearing.
There's a particular richness to Republican senators weaponizing the right to defense counsel as an affront to the Constitution as opposed to something that's pivotal to it.
Tom Cotton's Absurd Question About Contacting a Heroin Dealer's Victims Reveals a Drug Warrior's Demagoguery
The mindlessly punitive senator grilled Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson about her resentencing of a drug offender.
While some legal ethics experts suggest recusal would not be necessary, the SCOTUS nominee suggested she thinks otherwise.
Even if the senators are genuinely confused, that underlines the recklessness of their attack on Ketanji Brown Jackson.
Ketanji Brown Jackson's 'Partial Tribute to the Judicial Philosophy of Originalism' Earns Conservative Praise
“I believe that the Constitution is fixed in its meaning,” said the Supreme Court nominee.
The senator argues that questioning sex offender policies "endangers our children."
As expected, Tuesday's hearing was primarily made up of political theater.
Here Is What Ketanji Brown Jackson Said in the Harvard Law Review Article That Josh Hawley Found 'Alarming'
The Supreme Court nominee raised serious constitutional concerns about laws that punish sex offenders after they complete their sentences.
George Will and the Washington Post editorial board suggest some good ones. I add a few of my own.
The process has many flaws. But we're still better off with the hearings than we would be without them.
The Missouri senator's attack on the Supreme Court nominee elides crucial distinctions and ignores widespread judicial criticism of child pornography sentences.
Does her position on Harvard University's Board of Overseers require or counsel her recusal once she is confirmed?
President Biden's Supreme Court nominee was counsel of record for a Cato Institute brief in a case challenging the detention of alleged enemy combatants.
ABCNews unearths an interesting interview with Ketanji Brown Jackson about Justice Clarence Thomas