by Jacob Fischler, Missouri Independent March 18, 2022 After more than two weeks of private meetings with nearly half the U.S. Senate, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Joe Biden’s pick for the U.S. Supreme Court, will field questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee in highly anticipated public hearings that begin …Read More »
Ginni Thomas, Wife Of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, Attended ‘Stop The Steal’ Rally On Jan. 6
Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, has for the first time, in an interview with The Washington Free Beacon acknowledged that she attended the January 6 ‘Stop The Steal’ rally that preceded the attack on the U.S. Capitol, but she left before things turned violent. She was too …Read More »
Black Women’s Qualifications Have Long Been Questioned. Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Allies Were Prepared.
Candice Norwood Originally published by The 19th In the days and weeks leading up to the announcement that Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson would be the first Black woman nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court, the White House and groups supporting her nomination prepared for potential lines of attack. The possibilities …Read More »
Candice Norwood Originally published by The 19th With the pending retirement of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, President Joe Biden is poised to make good on his pledge to nominate the first Black woman to the nation’s highest court. There’s a lot we don’t know: who Biden’s choice will be, …Read More »
Candice Norwood, Amanda Becker Originally published by The 19th President Joe Biden is poised to follow through on his campaign promise to appoint the first Black woman to the Supreme Court, as reports emerged Wednesday that Justice Stephen Breyer was set to retire. Black women constitute just about 3 …Read More »
On Thursday, Congressional Democrats introduced legislation to expand the Supreme Court from nine to 13 justices. The bill is headed by Senator Ed Markey and Representative Jerry Nadler. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday she has “no plans to bring it to the floor.” “I don’t know that …Read More »