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The US Senate Thursday voted to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the US Supreme Court. Jackson was confirmed with bipartisan support and received a Senate vote of 53-47. GOP Senators Mitt Romney, Susan Collins, and Lisa Murkowski crossed party lines in favor of the nomination. Two weeks ago, Jackson went through four days of hearings [...]

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The US Senate Monday voted to move Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination to the Senate Floor after the Judiciary Committee deadlocked along party lines. The deadlock is the first time the committee has split on a Supreme Court nominee since Justice Clarence Thomas was nominated by President George H. W. Bush over 30 [...]

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The US Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday concluded the four-day hearings regarding the Supreme Court nomination for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, who was nominated by President Biden to replace Associate Justice Steven Breyer. The final day of the hearings began with Senate Chair Richard Durbin swearing in witness evaluation testimony from the American Bar Association (ABA). This [...]

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Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson faced her final day of questioning at her confirmation hearing Wednesday. Thursday will conclude the confirmation hearings with testimony from the American Bar Association and witnesses. The Senate Judiciary Committee will then vote on whether Jackson’s nomination will go to the full Senate for consideration. Jackson continued to answer questions Wednesday [...]

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On the second day of confirmation hearings Tuesday, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson faced questions from members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee. Tuesday’s hearings started off with Senator Dick Durbin asking Jackson about her judicial philosophy and how she decides cases. Jackson shared a three-step process she follows while deciding any case. When a case [...]

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The US Senate Judiciary Committee began the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on Monday. This is the first of four days. During the first three days, Jackson will appear in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and the final day will entail testimony from others. President Joe Biden nominated Jackson, a judge [...]

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US Senators Lindsey Graham and Richard Blumenthal on Monday reintroduced the Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies, or EARN IT Act. The Act, heavily opposed in its initial 2020 run, is aimed at stripping big tech companies such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube’s of legal protection against online child sexual abuse material. Lawmakers including Senator [...]

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In a letter to President Joe Biden Thursday, Justice Stephen Breyer formally informed of his decision to retire from the Supreme Court and noted that it would be effective at the end of the current term—late June or early July—assuming that his successor has been nominated and confirmed by that time. Biden later gave a [...]

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