President Joe Biden said he will nominate Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to be the first Black woman on the Supreme Court, a historic selection that would add a fresh liberal voice with new life experiences to the court without changing its conservative tilt.
Jackson is “one of our nation’s brightest legal minds and will be an exceptional Justice,” Biden said on Twitter. He will introduce her at a White House event later Friday.
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Jackson, 51, is a federal appeals court judge in Washington who once served as a public defender, a job no justice has ever held, and on ...