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Supreme Court Nominations

618 ABA Journal Supreme Court Nominations articles.

What is Jackson’s record on reproductive rights? Anti-abortion groups oppose her Supreme Court nomination

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has a scant record on abortion, but that hasn’t stopped groups supporting and opposing abortion rights from weighing in.

Will Supreme Court nominee Jackson’s Harvard ties lead to recusal in race-conscious admissions case?

Some Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee plan to ask U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson whether she will participate in a case challenging race-conscious admissions policies at Harvard University.

Tucker Carlson wants to see SCOTUS nominee Jackson’s LSAT score; critics say demand is racist

Fox News host Tucker Carlson stepped into a firestorm last week after he called for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to release her score on the Law School Admission Test.

Weekly Briefs: ABA will ‘work expeditiously’ to rate SCOTUS nominee; parents of accused school shooter will stand trial

ABA president vows expeditious but through evaluation of SCOTUS nominee

The ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary will “work expeditiously” to evaluate U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji…

Biden nominates Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the US Supreme Court

Updated: U.S. Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has been nominated to replace Justice Stephen G. Breyer to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Op-ed shoots down criticism of SCOTUS nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson for ruling against class of Black workers

Updated: A Harvard Law School professor and a former federal appeals judge are pushing back against criticism of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson for a ruling that she made in a lawsuit by a group of Black workers suing Lockheed Martin, a security and aerospace company, for alleged discrimination.

11-year-old girl tells Biden why she should be nominated to Supreme Court

An 11-year-old girl has written to President Joe Biden asking that he nominate her to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Weekly Briefs: Biden describes 4 potential SCOTUS nominees; US liable for over $230M in church shooting

Biden does ‘deep dive’ on ‘about 4’ potential SCOTUS nominees

President Joe Biden told NBC Nightly News on Thursday that he has done a “deep dive” on “about four” potential…

Should reversal rates for potential SCOTUS nominees matter? They are relatively low for these judges

Reversal rates could become an issue in U.S. Supreme Court nomination hearings, but they should be taken with a grain of salt.

Judge on SCOTUS short list faces scrutiny for her stance for US in religious rights case

California Supreme Court Justice Leondra Kruger, a possible nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, is facing scrutiny for the position that she took on behalf of the United States in a religious rights case involving a narcoleptic teacher before the Supreme Court.

Breyer’s befuddling hypotheticals reverberate through the halls of SCOTUS

Justice Stephen G. Breyer is retiring at the end of the Supreme Court term, but his fans are taking heart that there are still three months of oral argument left for the justice to come up with his distinctive and sometimes outlandish hypotheticals.

Sotomayor: Threat to judicial independence is unprecedented as judicial philosophies are politicized

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said Wednesday political parties are simplifying judicial philosophies and turning them into “slogans” that threaten judicial independence.

Potential Supreme Court nominee Kruger is described as a moderately liberal justice on California’s top court

California Supreme Court Justice Leondra Kruger, a potential nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, has taken an incremental approach to deciding cases.

Potential SCOTUS nominee Childs helps others succeed; is ‘typical corporate lawyer’ work a problem?

U.S. District Judge J. Michelle Childs, a potential U.S. Supreme Court nominee, wins high praise from lawyers who practiced before her and those who worked with her. But some liberal critics see her work for a management-side labor law firm as a negative.

Chemerinsky: Justice Breyer is a model for all who sit on a judicial bench

In some of the most ideologically divided areas of law, Justice Stephen G. Breyer has been consistently and forcefully liberal. But in other areas, sometimes Breyer was with the conservatives, even as the decisive vote.

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