Hearings begin today to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson before the US Supreme Court to fill the seat of outgoing Justice Stephen G. Breyer. Jackson is a different breed of judge—a black woman, for starters; She would be the first ever on the High Court – but she also brings with her unparalleled professional and life experience. But even if it is confirmed, how much influence can a historian really have?
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