Ketanji Brown Jackson : Potentially 1st Black Woman Supreme Court Justice


Carlos Este-McDonald, Reporter

                                                   Who is She?

Katanji Brown Jackson was born on September 14, 1970 in Washington D.C. , but was raised in Miami Florida. As of now she is a American attorney who served as federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit since 2021. She graduated from Miami Palmetto Senior High School in 1988, she went to Harvard for college and law school. She was also nominated for the Senate and if she were to get in she would make history as the 1st black woman on the Supreme Court. The hearing has garnered controversy over the questioning which was deemed as racist for the off topic and somewhat bizarre nature of the questions.

                                Wait, What Exactly Does She Do?

For those who do not no, an attorney (more commonly known as a lawyer) according to advises clients and represents them and their legal rights in both criminal and civil cases. This can begin with imparting advice, then proceed with preparing documents and pleadings and sometimes, ultimately, appearing in court to advocate on behalf of clients.  While a federal judge deals with issues presented to the United States federal courts. Although most federal courts in the United States have limited jurisdiction (meaning that they can appear only for cases authorized by the United States constitution or federal statutes) .