Bloomberg Law
May 17, 2022, 8:43 PM

Ketanji Brown Jackson Hires Clerks for First Supreme Court Term

Lydia Wheeler
Lydia Wheeler
Senior Reporter

The US Supreme Court’s soon-to-be newest member Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson has hired a full complement of law clerks for her first term on the bench, including two who previously served in her lower court chambers.

Jackson, who was confirmed by the Senate in April, will be the first Black woman to sit on the court. She was nominated by President Joe Biden to replace outgoing Justice Stephen Breyer. The 83-year-old announced in January plans to retire at the end of the current term after having served 27 years on the court.

Jackson has spent the last year as a ...

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