Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearing, Day One—The Stage Is Set

Democrats lauded Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's legal record while Republicans gave a preview into the bad-faith nonsense that's to come.

Photo of Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is sworn-in during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill
"It is extremely humbling to be considered for Justice Breyer's seat, and I know that I could never fill his shoes. But if confirmed, I would hope to carry on his spirit," Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson said Monday. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

After live-tweeting day one of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing, Imani and Jess bring their analysis on a rapid reaction episode of Boom! Lawyered.

What did we learn? Conservatives aren’t over the Brett Kavanaugh hearings—from 2018—and we got a peek into all the bad-faith shenanigans that they’ll bring over the two days of questioning (we’re looking at you, Sens. Josh Hawley and Marsha Blackburn).

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