NOMINATION OF JUDGE KETANJI BROWN JACKSON
TO THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Miramar, Florida, February 25, 2022 - President Biden nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court of the United States. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is the first Black woman nominee to the Supreme Court of the United States and she is extremely well-qualified to serve as a United States Supreme Court Justice. We applaud today’s history making nomination.
We also acknowledge that the nomination occurred 232 years after the Supreme Court of the United States held its first assembly and 150 years after Attorney Charlotte E. Ray passed the bar in the District of Columbia. The nomination is progress towards embodying the concept that the bench, including the Supreme Court of the United States, should reflect the community in which it serves. The Supreme Court’s community is the entire United States of America and as such should reflect the great diversity of this nation.
The Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association congratulates Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on her nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States. We also commend President Biden for nominating her to the highest court in the land.
We are committed to equality in the legal profession and diversity in the judiciary. A diverse bench is a bench that is diverse along racial, cultural, ethnic, and gender lines, and is reflective of the community it serves.