Bloomberg Law
April 28, 2021, 8:46 AMUpdated: April 28, 2021, 2:12 PM

Circuit Pick Jackson’s Reversals a Likely Target for GOP (1)

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

Republicans are expected to make U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson the focus when President Joe Biden’s first five judicial nominees appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

Jackson, who was nominated for a seat on the D.C. federal appeals court, is considered a contender for further elevation as the first Black female justice should a vacancy open on the Supreme Court.

“I almost feel bad for her because she’s going to be destroyed,” said Josh Blackman, a professor at South Texas College of Law Houston. She’s well equipped to handle that criticism, he said. “But Republicans are ...

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