Sen. Raumesh Akbari on the confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson
MEMPHIS — Tennessee Sen. Raumesh Akbari, D-Memphis, chairwoman of the Senate Democratic Caucus, issued today a statement marking the historic confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the United States Supreme Court.
The full statement:
“Our nation has come a long way since I stood in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building as a child and dreamed about someone who looked like me serving on that bench. We made history today and we made that young girl’s dream come true.
“Judge Jackson’s confirmation will be an inspiration to women and girls across the country and we will all benefit from her brilliant judicial acumen and perspective.”
Recently, Sen. Akbari traveled to Washington, D.C., where she advocated in support of Judge Jackson’s confirmation.