It appears the leading candidate for the position of black-woman-SCOTUS, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, has your typical far left background, a background that includes open hostility towards the basic institutions of the American republic, like the Bill of Rights.  This judge also has a bonus background nugget in the form of a former client she zealously defended that just happened to be a Gitmo Terror Suspect.

Supreme Court Frontrunner Was a Zealous Advocate for Gitmo Terror Suspects

From freebeacon.com
2022-02-07 10:00:37
Kevin Daley
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Supreme Court frontrunner Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was an active and dedicated advocate for terror suspects housed at Guantanamo Bay, contrary to press accounts and her own representations.

Jackson has portrayed her work for the detainees as that of a disinterested professional fulfilling an assignment. But a Washington Free Beacon review of court filings dating back to 2005 indicates that Jackson was deeply committed to equal treatment for accused terrorists. Her advocacy was zealous and often resembled ideological cause lawyering, even in her capacity as a public defender. At times, she flirted with unsubstantiated left-wing theories that were debunked by government investigators. On other occasions, she accused Justice Department lawyers of egregious misconduct with little evidence.

As a federal public defender, Jackson represented a Guantanamo detainee accused of attacking a U.S. military base in Afghanistan. She continued to advocate on behalf of detainees and attack Bush-era detention policies in the Supreme Court after she left public service for private practice.

 

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