(BPRW) CBCF Releases Statement on President Biden’s Nomination of U.S. Supreme Court docket Associate Justice, Ketanji Brown Jackson

The Very first Black Lady Selected for the Nation’s Best Courtroom

Washington – Nicole Austin-Hillery, president and chief govt officer of The Congressional Black Caucus Basis, Incorporated (CBCF), today released the adhering to assertion on President Joe Biden’s nomination for U.S. Supreme Courtroom Associate Justice, Ketanji Brown Jackson. 

“We are delighted with President Biden’s option for the following Supreme Court docket Choose Ketanji Brown Jackson. This nomination is timely as we close Black Record Thirty day period, celebrating the contributions of Black Americans and march into celebrating fantastic women of all ages for Women’s Heritage Month. Milestones like these have been difficult-gained by several years of back again-breaking, typically unrecognized get the job done of standard women and activists and must be celebrated. This instant is a stage along the path towards equality, and even although we have a extensive way to go, inspiring ladies like Choose Jackson and this floor-breaking nomination gives us hope….

Ketanji Brown Jackson, an very certified judge with an considerable track record in felony justice reform, has an remarkable resume crammed with fantastic legal qualifications, which are the normal for new justices. In addition, her service as a top pro on federal sentencing plan and noteworthy experience representing very low-money felony defendants will make her a pioneering decision to sign up for the United States Supreme Court….

When verified, Judge Jackson will develop into the first African American lady to sit on the Supreme Courtroom in our nation’s history….

An adept federal choose and Harvard graduate, Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination is a important phase towards the culmination of CBCF’s eyesight of advancing the world-wide Black community. Judge Jackson signifies a fresh new voice that will invigorate development for ladies, and African People that quite a few believed was unattainable until eventually now. This will permanently be a minute that altered Black and Women’s Record. CBCF warmly congratulates Judge Jackson on her nomination.”

 

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About the CBCF

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