• Michael McAuliff

Judiciary Sets Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmation Hearing

The Senate has set the schedule for the Supreme Court nomination hearings of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, with four days to hear from Jackson and witness.


Sen. Dick Durbin, Chair of Senate Judiciary Committee.

Per the committee:


"The hearings will begin on Monday, March 21 at 11:00 AM ET with statements from Committee members (10 minutes each), the individuals who will introduce Judge Jackson (5 minutes each), and Judge Jackson herself (10 minutes).
"Questioning of Judge Jackson will begin on Tuesday, March 22 at 9:00 AM ET. Members will have the opportunity to ask questions for 30 minutes each, in order of seniority.
"On Wednesday, March 23, the hearing will resume at 9:00 AM ET. Members will have the opportunity to ask a second round of questions for 20 minutes each, in order of seniority.
"The Committee will also meet in closed session on Wednesday to discuss any matters relating to Judge Jackson’s FBI background investigation. The Committee does this for every Supreme Court nominee, regardless of whether the background investigation has raised concerns.
"The hearings will conclude on Thursday, March 24, with testimony from
"@ABAesq and outside witnesses. The hearing will once again begin at 9:00 AM ET. Statements by the ABA and other witnesses will be five minutes each; question rounds will also be five minutes each."