The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia said the justices will both be spokesmen for civics education and civility in politics.
“It has been my great honor to participate as a judge in the effort to maintain our Constitution and the Rule of Law,” the justice wrote to President Joe Biden.
The Court ruled on Monday that the city violated the free speech rights of a conservative activist by refusing to fly a Christian flag on a flagpole outside City Hall.
President Joe Biden has nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court. If confirmed, she would become the first Black woman on the nation’s highest court.
The 51-year-old U.S. appeals court judge is poised to make history as the first Black woman on the nation's highest court.
In an exclusive interview with NBC, President Joe Biden talked about picking a new Supreme Court justice.
“Trying to minimize a person because she happens to be a woman of color ― I don’t see that as much of a strategy," Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) said.
The Senate Judiciary chair, whose committee handles the nominee's confirmation, said Democrats are looking for younger candidates.
Sen. Roger Wicker lamented the departure of the "nice, stately" justice Stephen Breyer, who is white.
Their majority is fragile and could falter at any moment.