Senate confirms Jackson as first African-American woman on U.S. Supreme Court

(MENAFN– Jordan News Agency)

Amman, Arp. 7 (Petra)– Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday as the first African-American woman to serve on the Supreme Court in a milestone for the United States and a victory for U.S. President Joe Biden, who made good on a campaign promise as he seeks to infuse the federal judiciary with a broader range of backgrounds.
The vote to confirm the 51-year-old federal appellate judge to a lifetime job on the nation’s top judicial body was 53-47.


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