Bloomberg Law
March 11, 2022, 3:56 PM

The First Black Female SCOTUS Nominee Must Be ‘Twice as Good’

Vivia Chen
Vivia Chen

I vacillate between bemusement and outrage about the criticism levied against Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Joe Biden’s pick to replace retiring Justice Stephen Breyer for the Supreme Court.

Let’s start with what made me chuckle: Sen. Lindsey Graham’s snipe at Jackson for being too elitist. “The Harvard-Yale train to the Supreme Court continues to run unabated,” sniffed Graham about Jackson’s double Harvard degrees from the college and law school.

And this is what really steamed me up: Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s ridiculous demand that Biden release Jackson’s LSAT score. “Wonder how she did on the LSATs? Why won’t ...

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