Washington, D.C. – On this fourth and final day of confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, People For the American Way President Ben Jealous released the following statement:
“Today’s witnesses confirmed what the nation has seen all week: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is an exceptionally qualified nominee with unimpeachable character who must be confirmed as America’s next associate justice for the U.S. Supreme Court. As we heard today, she has received a unanimous rating of Well Qualified from the American Bar Association. The best legal minds in the country testified that Judge Jackson has the highest level of professional experience and a deep commitment to making legal decisions based on facts and careful interpretation of the law. She is a stellar nominee who will bring a much-needed perspective to the Supreme Court. We look forward to her swift confirmation.”
About People For the American Way
People For the American Way is a progressive advocacy organization founded to fight right-wing extremism and build a democratic society that implements the ideals of freedom, equality, opportunity and justice for all. We encourage civic participation, defend fundamental rights, and fight to dismantle systemic barriers to equitable opportunity. Learn more: http://www.pfaw.org.