(CNN)Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as Associate Judge of the United States Supreme Court on Thursday at the National Supreme Court. The first black woman.
"I sincerely accept the solemn responsibility of upholding, upholding, and enforcing justice without fear or benefit. Help God. Be part of a promise. Thank you very much for our great nation. "
At a confirmation hearing, she vowed to be justice and impartial in deciding the law.
Standing on the shoulders of the role model
September 14, 1970, Born in Washington, DC, Jackson grew up in Miami, attended high school, and participated in debate tournaments. Her love of debate led to her Harvard University, where she graduated with honors in 1992 and Harvard Law School in 1996 with honors. She also directed the editor of the Harvard Law Review.
After graduating from college, Harvard Law graduates will be responsible not only for Breyer, but also for Massachusetts Federal Judge Bruce M. Selyah and Massachusetts US Regional Judge Patty Salis. did. She also served as a Special Advisor to the US Sentence Commission from 2003 to 2005, then to Assistant Federal Public Attorney, and later Vice-Chairman and Member of the Commission. In 2013, she was certified as a U.S. District Judge under then-President Barack Obama, and then in 2021 as a Judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia.
Former federal public advocate Jackson has been sitting in the US lower court for almost a decade. As a judge, some other notable cases in her record resulted in the 2018 Federal Employees' Union, which blocked some of the presidential orders issued by then-President Donald Trump. And non-citizens who may be subject to prompt removal procedures without her being able to appear in front of the judge.
Jackson gave more than 500 opinions in the eight years he spent in her district court.
"My parents grew up in a country where black and white children weren't allowed to go to school together," a senator impressed her with her parents. After asking for values, Jackson told Booker. "They taught me hard work. They taught me patience. They taught me that anything is possible in this wonderful country."After her confirmation to the
"I'm on the shoulders of my role model, though never close to this kind of opportunity. Woke up every day and went to work believing in America's promises. Jackson showed others through their determination and, yes, their patience to be good and good in this wonderful country. "Jackson said. Quoting her late poet Maya Angelou, she continued. .. I am a slave's dream and hope.