New Delhi | Ketanji Brown Jackson US Supreme Court: A new era has started in the US Supreme Court. For the first time in the history of the US Supreme Court, a black woman has become a judge. Ketanji Brown Jackson has received this distinction. Ketanji Jackson also served as the United States District Judge for the District of Columbia from 2013 to 2021. Ketanji Brown Jackson’s name has been approved on behalf of the US Senate.
53 votes cast in favor of Jackson
The US Senate cast 53 votes in favor of Ketanji Brown Jackson, while 47 were voted against. Except for 3 senators from the Republican Party, everyone else expressed confidence in Jackson. Now after the consent of the US Senate, Ketanji Brown Jackson will be appointed. Jackson will replace retiring Judge Stephen Breuer. Senate Leader Chuck Schumer expressed his happiness after congratulating Jackson on his vote of confidence in the Senate, saying it was a wonderful moment for the United States, the Senate and the Supreme Court.
Learn about the first black woman judge of the US Supreme Court
Ketanji Brown Jackson’s age is 51 years.
Jackson started his career as a clerk.
Jackson holds a bachelor’s degree and law degree from Harvard. Jackson also served on the US Sentencing Commission before becoming a federal judge in 2013.
Jackson has nearly nine years of experience on a federal bench and has also been an appellate judge.