The hearing surfaced a slew of old grievances and political attacks.
Watch Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson deliver her full opening statement at her Supreme Court confirmation hearing with the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Senate Republicans are doing their best to cast Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson in the worst light possible.
The Senate Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson beginning Monday is discussed by Sen. Cory Booker, a member of the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary. Sen. Booker tells Joy Reid, "I think she is going to show America the power of her character this week."
The Missouri Republican meant to make Judge Jackson look awful. He denigrated himself in the process.
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson said that the guidance that Congress has given courts for sentencing certain child porn offenders “appears to be not consistent with how these crimes are committed,” and therefore creating “extreme disparity” in the sentences that are being handed down.
GOP senators should seriously consider defying recent political convention and throw their support behind Ketanji Brown Jackson's nomination to the Supreme Court, CNN senior legal analyst Elie Honig writes.
Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has already been confirmed by the Senate three times for prior roles.
On the first day of the hearings for President Joe Biden's Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, GOP senators went beyond complaints about the 2018 Brett Kavanaugh and 2020 Amy Coney Barrett hearings. They dredged up the 1987 Robert Bork and 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings.
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Jackson emphasized impartiality in her judicial ruling process, noting she does not import her “personal views or policy preferences” into decisions.
Biden “thought Judge Jackson’s opening statement was strong, forceful, and effective,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki wrote in a tweet.
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson opened the second day of her confirmation hearing Tuesday with a forceful defense of her record of sentencing child pornography offenders, pushing back against a recurring Republican attack line leveled against her.
Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson repeated her refusal to weigh in on court-packing during her Tuesday confirmation hearing.
Tuesday’s hearing was the first of two days of questioning after Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson and the 22 members of the committee gave opening statements on Monday.
Watch live MSNBC coverage as Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on her nomination to the Supreme Court by President Joe Biden. If confirmed, Jackson will be the first Black woman to serve on the nation’s highest court.
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was asked about accusations by Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri that her record as a judge shows that she has handed down lenient sentences to convicted child pornography defendants during her career. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois asked Jackson to tell the committee "what was going through your mind" when deciding sentencing during these types of cases.
Senators began questioning the Supreme Court pick as the GOP trotted out a favored Democratic strategy: slamming unelected advocacy groups for pushing a nominee.
Senate confirmation hearings for President Joe Biden’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Ketanji Brown Jackson, continue Tuesday.
Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson’s extensive judicial record reveals she advocated for softening punishment for sexual predators of children, attorney and Article III Project founder Mike Davis explained on The War Room. From 2010-14, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson used her perch as Vice Chair of the Sentencing Commission to serve as the tip of…
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