MSNBC Chief Legal Analyst Ari Melber breaks down Sen. Lindsey Graham's heated questioning over Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's work as a public defender of detainees at Guantanamo Bay.
Senate Republicans are doing their best to cast Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson in the worst light possible.
Right away, she and Democrats defended against Republican attacks, like that she's weak on child sex predators.
The Supreme Court nominee, in highly personal terms, rejects the suggestion by some Republicans that she let sex offenders off the hook.
The effort furthers a growing GOP effort to call into question judges' representation of notorious clients — even as public defenders.
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson could make history as the first Black female Supreme Court justice but some Senate Republicans with their eyes on higher political office are making her confirmation hearing all about them.
President Joe Biden's Supreme Court nominee, Ketanji Brown Jackson, defended her judicial record Tuesday as she faced intense questioning from Republican senators during the second day of her historic confirmation hearings.
CNN chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin writes that Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's Supreme Court confirmation hearing demonstrates how conservatives are winning the ideological war over the Constitution.
Senators questioned the Supreme Court pick after the GOP trotted out a favored Democratic strategy: slamming unelected advocacy groups for pushing a nominee.
The Tennessee Republican’s line of questioning hit on nearly every political hot-button issue.
Jackson talked about the work it takes to become a judge, and the work it takes to be a mother at the same time.
“I hope we all agree that we want to do everything in our power, reasonably within our power, to lessen the incidence of pornography and exploitation of children,” Durbin said.
CNN's Chief Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin said Tuesday that sentences for child pornography offenders may be too harsh in the age of Internet.
Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley pressed nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on allegedly "apologizing" to a child pornography offender at the hearing.
Ketanji Brown Jackson during her nomination hearing on Tuesday refused to join with Ginsburg and Breyer in opposing court-packing.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) spoke on Tuesday about “right-wing dark money” groups influencing Supreme Court nominations.
Sen. Josh Hawley grilled Supreme Court Justice nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson Tuesday about her alleged leniency toward child pornographers.
Republicans turned the hearing into a blizzard of misleading attacks, many of which seem designed to appeal to QAnon supporters.
Her experience and accolades are making it hard for Republicans to find a line of attack that sticks. Their questions prove it.
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on Tuesday portrayed herself as a modest “stay in my lane” jurist during a marathon day of questioning in her Supreme Court confirmation hearing, at times appearing exasperated that Republican senators repeatedly questioned slices of her legal and judicial career concerning Guantánamo Bay detainees and sentencing child pornography defendants.
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's first full day of questioning featured explanations of her approach as a judge, discussions of abstract legal concepts that can be pivotal in controversial Supreme Court cases, and her defense of a sentencing record that Republicans have claimed wasn't adequately harsh on certain crimes.
GOP senators launch salvos on "critical race theory," criminal sentencing and representing Guantanamo inmates.
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson tangled with GOP senators for roughly 13 hours on Tuesday on the first day of questioning in her confirmation hearings for the Supreme Court.
Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson told Republican Tennessee Sen. Marsha Blackburn that she could not define the word "woman" at her hearing.
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson would not say whether she believed the U.S. should strengthen sentences for child pornographers.
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