Last year, Sen. Elizabeth Warren wrote “I believe it’s time for Congress to yet again use its constitutional authority to expand the number of justices on the Supreme Court.”
Senate expected to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson today
Reps. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) lend support to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson during hearing.
New Jersey Senator Cory Booker encouraged Judge Jackson “Don’t worry my sister. Don’t worry. God has got you.”
Justice Clarence Thomas also criticized the media for creating false narratives on public figures like himself and the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
Just a little over a year after taking office, President Biden delivered his first State of the Union address amid foreign conflict.
If confirmed, Ketanji Brown Jackson will be the first Black woman to rule on the Supreme Court and the first judge since Justice Thurgood Marshall with experience as a criminal defense lawyer.
Trump ally, Senator Lindsey Graham defended Judge J. Michelle Childs against affirmative actions claims, calling her “an awesome person.”
Kentanji Brown Jackson, J. Michelle Childs, and Leondra Kruger are the top names being floated as Biden's nominee to be announced by February.
Graham has found himself at the center of a heated debate regarding the replacement of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
On the same day, the Wisconsin Supreme Court blocked Gov. Tony Evers' executive order which moved to delay the state's primary until June.
During Tuesday night's debate in South Carolina, the former vice-president vowed to ensure representation in the nation's highest court.
SCOTUS Strikes Down Murder Conviction Of Mississippi Black Man, Finding Racial Bias In Jury Selection
Curtis Flowers has spent 22 years on death row in Mississippi. His case has been returned to state court.