In Depth: Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Soft Spot for Drug Dealers, Pedophiles and Terrorists

By |2022-03-30T12:03:50-04:00March 30th, 2022|

Now vying for a spot on the U.S. Supreme Court, Jackson has struggled to fend off accusations that she is soft on crime. The Senate confirmation hearings have exposed a pattern: whether as a lawyer, sentencing commissioner or judge, she has disregarded the warnings or recommendations of prosecutors and investigators while advocating or easing the punishment not just for drug dealers but also child porn offenders and even accused terrorists.