Opinion

US nominates its first African-American female judge, while Australia remains entirely colourless

By Ray Steinwall
February 26 2022 - 6:25pm
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson makes brief remarks after US President Joe Biden introduced her as his nominee to the US Supreme Court on Friday. Picture: Getty Images

After much speculation, US President Joe Biden has nominated Ketanji Brown Jackson to fill a vacancy on the United States Supreme Court, making her the first African-American woman to sit on the court in its 200-plus-year history.

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