April 07, 2022

Duckworth Celebrates Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Confirmation to the Supreme Court


[WASHINGTON, DC] – U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today issued the following statement after voting to confirm Judge Jackson to the Supreme Court. Late last month, Duckworth met with Judge Jackson and photos from that meeting are available here and b-roll footage is available here.

“Judge Jackson made history today as one of the most qualified and impressive individuals ever confirmed to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. Her extensive background and wealth of experience, including her time as a federal public defender, will help inform her work and provide her an important perspective that has been ignored for far too long in this country.

“With impressive grace and resilience in the face of profound and offensive mischaracterizations of her record over the last few weeks, she proved she has exactly the kind of temperament our nation deserves.

“I wish her well as she ascends to the highest court in the nation, on a strong bipartisan vote, and am proud of what she's already accomplished.”