Jackson’s Confirmation to the Supreme Court a Personal Triumph, Historic Moment for Our Country

Statement of EDF President Fred Krupp

April 7, 2022
Sharyn Stein, 202-905-5718, sstein@edf.org

“Congratulations to Ketanji Brown Jackson on her confirmation to the Supreme Court. Her confirmation today is a personal triumph, an historic moment for our country, and a reminder of the importance of the Court. The rule of law is the foundation of our democracy and is essential to clean air, clean water, and a safe climate. Environmental Defense Fund welcomes the vote that will seat Ketanji Brown Jackson as our nation’s 116th Justice and the first Black woman on our highest Court.”         

  - Fred Krupp, president, Environmental Defense Fund

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