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Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Religious Liberty Opinions Won’t Bother Most American Jews

When it comes to matters of church and state, \Judge Jackson’s record is sparse — she has not issued a significant number of opinions on hot-button topics.
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Dr. Michael (Avi) Helfand is a Senior Fellow of the Kogod Research Center at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. He is currently the Brenden Mann Foundation Chair in Law and Religion and Co-Director of the Nootbaar Institute for Law, Religion and Ethics at Pepperdine Caruso School of Law as well as Visiting Professor and Oscar M. Ruebhausen Distinguished Fellow at Yale Law School. Avi received his J.D. from Yale Law School and his

President Biden has nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to fill Justice Breyer’s seat on the Supreme Court. The nomination is no doubt historic: If confirmed, Judge Jackson would be the third Black Supreme Court justice and first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court.

When it comes to matters of church and state, issues that have been front and center in recent Supreme Court nominations, Judge Jackson’s record is sparse — she has not issued a significant number of opinions on hot-button topics.

Read the full article in The Forward.

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