Vox: Why Ketanji Brown Jackson’s time as a public defender matters

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Fabiola Cineas

This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on March 21, 2022.

“The Court is grappling with doing novel criminal justice issues all the time, whether that is Fourth Amendment cases or taking up issues related to constitutional policing,” said Daniel Goldberg, the legal director of Alliance for Justice, a progressive advocacy organization. “Jackson has seen these issues from a broad perspective — as a litigator, as a policy maker and as a judge. The Court currently lacks this multi-faceted perspective.”

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