Peters Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmationSpringfieldThe historic vote to confirm the Honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court will bring one of the most able and qualified jurists to the nation’s highest court. State Senator Robert Peters (D-Chicago), the Senate chair of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus, released the following statement:

“Justice Brown Jackson is one of the most, if not the most, qualified jurist to be appointed to our nation’s highest court. She is a symbol of hope and progress for our nation and will be an advocate for equal justice under the law.”

“This is a historic appointment and I am overwhelmed with gratitude knowing that Black girls throughout Illinois and the nation will have a role model to know that they too can aspire to our nation’s high court and beyond.”

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