A Statement on the US Supreme Court Appointment of Ketanji Brown Jackson

In a historic moment, Ketanji Brown Jackson has been confirmed as the first Black Woman and first public defender, to the United States Supreme Court. CIDNY applauds the decision to appoint and confirm a highly qualified individual who will help ensure that the makeup of the highest court in the land represents the people of the United States. This is a strong statement toward equity and inclusion at the highest level.  We hope that this well-qualified justice will continue to uphold the rights of persons with disabilities!