In response to the Senate’s confirmation today of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson to the United States Supreme Court, The Century Foundation President Mark Zuckerman released the following statement:
“Today, we rejoice in the confirmation of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the United States Supreme Court, an enormous and well-deserved achievement. The first Black woman to ever join the nation’s highest court, Justice Jackson brings unparalleled skill and a remarkable legal record to the bench. Her confirmation marks a powerful step forward for our country, affirming that the highest positions of power are within reach for all.
“Our legal system works best when it represents the people it serves. Justice Jackson brings critical new perspectives, along with a lifelong commitment to fairness and justice. The Century Foundation congratulates Justice Jackson on this immense and historic achievement.”