Jackson, in dissent, issues first Supreme Court opinion
November 6, 2022
WASHINGTON (AP) — New Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson issued her first Supreme Court opinion Monday, a short dissent in support of a death row inmate from Ohio.
Jackson wrote that she would have thrown out lower court rulings in the case of Ohio inmate Davel Chinn, whose lawyers argued that the state suppressed evidence that might have altered the outcome of his trial.
The two-page opinion came on the same day the high court was hearing cases that are part of a wider dispute over the power of the federal government.
In her dissent, Jackson wrote that she would have ordered a new look at Chi...