April 8, 2022
Contact: Toni Valenti
New York County Lawyers Association Issues Statement
on Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Confirmation to SCOTUS
The New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA) congratulates Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on her confirmation as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. As the first Black woman and the first former public defender to serve on the Court, she will bring a valuable new perspective. In light of her outstanding credentials and unwavering commitment to the rule of law, coupled with her broad and deep experience with our legal system, we are confident that she will serve with honor, dignity, and distinction.
About the New York County Lawyers Association
The New York County Lawyers Association (www.nycla.org) was founded in 1908 as one of the first major bar associations in the country that admitted members without regard to race, ethnicity, religion or gender, and has a long history of supporting the rights of LGBTQ+ people. Since its inception, NYCLA has pioneered some of the most far-reaching and tangible reforms in American jurisprudence. For more information on NYCLA please visit nycla.org.