Robert Kraychik

Robert Kraychik

Articles by Robert Kraychik

Democrat Witness: KBJ Nomination Needed for ‘More Racially Diverse Court’

Wade Henderson, interim president of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, expressed his organization’s endorsement on Wednesday of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation to the Supreme Court on the basis of what he described as the desirable goal of a “more racially diverse court.”

Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights President and CEO Wade Henderson, testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee's confirmation hearing of Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 24, 2022.

Law Professor: KBJ’s Vague ‘Judicial Philosophy’ Leaves Door Open for Expansion of ‘Governmental Power,’ Erosion of ‘Liberty’

Jennifer Mascott, an associate professor of law at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School, warned on Wednesday that Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s refusal to clearly embrace the judicial philosophy of originalism raises concerns about the Supreme Court nominee’s possible reluctance to apply constitutional limitations of government power if confirmed to America’s highest court.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 22: U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill March 22, 2022 in Washington, DC. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Joe Biden's pick to replace retiring Justice …