Shaheen Applauds Biden’s Nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to Serve on U.S. Supreme CourtFebruary 25, 2022
(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement today in response to President Biden’s announcement that he will nominate federal appeals court judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.
“I applaud President Biden’s historic nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Through her background in public service and experience as a federal public defender and on the DC Circuit, Jackson is eminently qualified to serve on the highest bench in the land. Throughout her career, she has demonstrated deep knowledge and respect for the law, balanced judgment and unwavering commitment to justice,” said Shaheen. “Our courts should look like and reflect our communities, and this historic nomination of the first Black woman selected to serve on the Supreme Court is a long-overdue milestone for our country. Jackson has earned this place in history through her impressive record, and I look forward to considering her nomination in the Senate.”
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