Ketanji Brown Jackson, born September 14, 1970, is an American attorney and jurist serving as a United States circuit judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. She was a United States district judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia from 2013 to 2021.
It has been speculated that President Joe Biden could nominate Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court should he have the opportunity to select a new justice during the 117th United States Congress.
Biden had pledged during the 2020 United States presidential election campaign to appoint a "black woman" to the court, should a vacancy occur.
On January 26th 2022, it was reported by NBC and other media organizations that current Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, considered a liberal on the court, is planning to retire at the end of the court's current term, giving President Biden his first opportunity to nominate a new Justice to the Supreme Court.
Will Ketanji Brown Jackson be confirmed as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court before 2023?
This question resolves positively if Ketanji Brown Jackson is confirmed by the Senate to serve as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States at any time before 00:00 Eastern before January 1, 2023. It resolves negatively if this does not happen.