WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) met with Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Joe Biden’s nominee to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Following the meeting, Senator Rosen announced her support for Judge Jackson’s nomination, citing her broad experience, remarkable qualifications, vast legal knowledge, and sound judgment.
Judge Jackson has been confirmed by the Senate on a bipartisan basis three separate times before as a federal circuit judge, a district court judge, and a U.S. Sentencing Commission member. She was unanimously rated “Well Qualified” for the Supreme Court by the American Bar Association. She will be the first former public defender and first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court, bringing both professional and demographic diversity to the bench.
Las Vegas Review-Journal: Two more GOP senators back Jackson; confirmation all but assured
By Gary Martin
- Rosen told reporters following the meeting that she would vote to confirm Jackson.
- “She’s so qualified. You saw her demeanor at the hearing… She’s been confirmed multiple times here in the Senate. I think she will make a great associate justice,” Rosen said.
- Rosen said she talked with Jackson about Nevada, its ethnic and economic diversity, as well as women’s reproductive health and civil rights.
KSNV Las Vegas: Senator Jacky Rosen meets with Judge Kentanji Jackson, offers her support
Reporter: “’…Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson has demonstrated her broad experience, her remarkable qualifications, her vast legal knowledge, and her sound judgment as a thoughtful and evenhanded jurist,” Rosen said, announcing her support.’”
KVVU: Rosen Meets with Supreme Court Nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson
Reporter: “Nevada Senator Jacky Rosen met with Jackson today and she says she’ll vote to confirm. ‘She doesn’t give you an opinion, she talks about how she looks at legal precedent, and how she would think and analyze as a judge, as she’s been doing,’ said Senator Rosen.”
KTVN: Rosen Meets with Supreme Court Nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson
Reporter: “Earlier today Nevada Senator Jacky Rosen met with Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson and said she has ‘remarkable qualifications.’”
KRNV: Rosen Meets with Supreme Court Nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson
Reporter: “[Rosen] says she takes this responsibility seriously and believes Judge Brown Jackson is fit for the job. Well after meeting with her and checking her record, Rosen says, “I am confident she will be an exceptional Justice who upholds the Constitution and supports the rule of law.”