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- Jackson to join U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday as Breyer departs, article with galleryUnited States ·
June 29, 2022 · 7:51 PM UTC
Ketanji Brown Jackson, picked by President Joe Biden to become the first Black woman on the U.S. Supreme Court, is set to be sworn in to begin serving the lifetime job on Thursday with the formal retirement of liberal Justice Stephen Breyer.