What happens next for Supreme Court nominee Jackson after contentious hearings?
Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson answers questions during her Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill on Monday, March 22, 2022, in Washington, D.C.. - Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson remains on a straight path to the nation’s high court, but her nomination could face a few hurdles as it approaches the finish line. Based on the tone of her confirmation hearings, Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee could resist releasing Jackson’s nomination to the full Senate. The potential procedural hiccup could slow Jackson’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, but it’s unlikely to derail her from becoming the first Black woman and first Floridian on the nation’s high court 233 years after its founding. Jackson’s confirmat...