DETROIT, MI – U.S. Senator Gary Peters released the following statement regarding President Biden’s nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court:
“The historic nomination of Judge Jackson to serve on the Supreme Court is a barrier-breaking moment in American history. Judge Jackson is a well-respected jurist whose qualifications and wide-ranging legal experience will undoubtedly serve our nation well.
“The rulings of our nation’s highest court have a direct and consequential impact on the lives of Michiganders, including women’s reproductive rights, workers’ rights, environmental protections and voting rights.
“I applaud President Biden for nominating Judge Jackson, who is exceptionally well-qualified and look forward to a prompt confirmation process to ensure the Supreme Court further reflects the diversity of America.”