Dingell Celebrates Historic Confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court
Washington, April 7, 2022
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today released the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court of the United States, making her the first Black woman to sit on the nation’s highest Court:
“Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has made history today as the Senate confirmed her to the Supreme Court, making her the first Black woman justice. Throughout her confirmation process, Judge Jackson showed exactly why President Biden nominated her. She is a proven consensus builder, and one of our nation’s brightest legal minds with incomparable experience and a steadfast dedication to the rule of law.
“With Judge Jackson’s confirmation, our nation is taking an important to step toward shattering another glass ceiling and building a Supreme Court that looks more like our nation as a whole. I look forward to soon seeing Justice Jackson take her seat on our nation’s highest bench.”