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5 Facts You Should Know About President Biden’s Supreme Court Justice Pick Ketanji Brown Jackson

It’s official: President Joe Biden has made his selection for the next justice to serve on the Supreme Court. The news comes nearly one month after liberal Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement from the highest court in the land. One of President Biden’s many campaign promises included nominating a Black woman to the Supreme Court if the opportunity presented itself. Today, the country got one step closer to a historic appointment, as President Biden announced his Supreme Court Justice nominee: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson.

“I’m proud to announce that I am nominating Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the Supreme Court,” President Biden’s February 25 statement read. “Currently serving on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, she is one of our nation’s brightest legal minds and will be an exceptional Justice.”

So, who is Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson? We’ll give you a quick rundown on some facts, notable accomplishments, and more about the Supreme Court Justice nominee.

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