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Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in as U.S. Supreme Court's first black female justice
Updated: 2022-07-01 06:16:12 KST
Ketanji Brown Jackson has become the first black woman to be appointed to the United States' highest court.
The fifty-one-year-old Harvard graduate, will replace Associate Justice Stephen Breyer on the Supreme Court.
The one-hundred-sixteenth justice will become the sixth woman and third black person to serve on the Supreme Court since 1789 when it was founded.
She will join the liberal bloc of the court with a six to three conservative majority.
Her swearing in comes just six days after the 1973 Roe v. Wade landmark that legalized abortion nationwide was overturned.
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