It's an exciting time to be a SCOTUS fan. There are Scalia dolls being sold, Sotomayor danced salsa for the Nine, and Ginsburg is learning about gansta rap. Even Clarence Thomas is making some headlines! But let's not forget, life -- and the Court -- isn't always pleasing. As......
John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor. 3 Catholics, 1 Jew.Missing were Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito, and Elena Kagan. 3 Catholics, 2 Jews.So Pope Francis couldn't get a majority — not a majority of the Court, not even a majority of the Catholics, and not a majority of the Jews.
Conservatives Antonin Scalia, Samuel Alito, and Clarence Thomas skip the House chamber speech.
I confess, I am a new viewer of “Empire.” It was all the buzz last year, I know, but a gal only has so much time for guilty pleasures. I watched this season opener with optimism, given the good things I’ve heard from girlfriends. I was not disappointed by the spectacle. The sophomore drama is clearly feeling its oats after the smashing success of its first season.
The Times' Adam Liptak wrote, in paragraph 2, that "opinions contain language from briefs submitted to the court at unusually high rates." And then way down in paragraph 15: Over the years, the average rate of nearly identical language between a party's brief and the majority opinion was 9.6 percent. Show More Summary
Black lives matter, unless you’re Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. The left is renewing its venomous, racist attacks on Thomas in the aftermath of his dissent in the Supreme Court’s
One of Hillary Clinton's emails from Sidney Blumenthal contained a memo about impeaching Clarence Thomas.
David Brock is a longtime Clinton ally, self-described liar and the paranoid founder of Media Matters. Some background on him:David Brock was...
In 2010, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received a memo from long-time ally David Brock proposing a seemingly bizarre move: Impeaching Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. On Monday, the State Department released the latest trove of emails from Clinton's time as Secretary of State. Show More Summary
Imagine if a Republican activist were to suggest impeaching a black Supreme Court Justice, would that not be labeled racist? Well, it’s Hillary Clinton, so it can’t be racist (apparently).
After a week away, I’m catching up on what Times readers were bothered by in recent coverage.
Pretty safe bet you won’t be reading much about this from the media, but it seems newsworthy. Perhaps the strangest message from Blumenthal was a report, forwarded from Clinton attack dog and Media Matters head David Brock, titled “Memo on … Continued
Conservative columnist Tamara Tabo's take on Adam Liptak's recent (and controversial) article about Justice Clarence Thomas.
New York Times suggests Justice Clarence Thomas’s opinions borrow too much language from briefs and lower courts. Orin Kerr on why that’s unfair; Prosecutors have too much leeway to request freeze on defendant’s assets pending trialShow More Summary
The leftist press has despised Clarence Thomas ever since he fought off their attempt at what he properly characterized as a "high-tech lynching" to become a Supreme Court justice almost 24 years ago. It has worked to smear and discredit...Show More Summary
Pierce starred in The Wire, Treme, Selma, and will portray Clarence Thomas in an upcoming HBO project His upcoming book The Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, A Play, and the City That Would Not Be Broken hits the shelves September 8, 2015Show More Summary