Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas left the French city of Nice a few short hours before the terrorist attack that left 84 dead and more than 100 injured on Thursday night, multiple outlets reported. The attack occurred when 31-year-old...Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was in Nice this week teaching law school students about constitutional law and left the French Riviera city hours before Thursday evening's deadly terrorist attack
I can’t really get too exercised about Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s imprudent comments about Trump: “Say what you will about Justices Antonin Scalia, who died in February, or Clarence Thomas,” argues Drezner, “but they never weighed in on presidential politics quite like this.” This is true, as far as it goes. But they did weigh in […]
Anita Hill’s groundbreaking testimony at the 1991 confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas gave women new language for coping with age-old problems. But it didn’t make the problems go away.
Two weeks ago, I noted the 25th anniversary of President George H. W. Bush’s notorious nomination of Clarence Thomas to replace Justice Thurgood Marshall on the United States Supreme Court. You may recall this anecdote from Jeffrey Toobin’s 1993 New Yorker profile of Thomas: Thomas can no longer take runs along the [National] Mall, as... Read more »
The rule of law is in decline and the Supreme Court is to blame. So argued Justice Clarence Thomas in a powerful dissent in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, generally regarded as the Court's most important decision concerning abortion rights in decades. Show More Summary
This week marks twenty-five years since President George H.W. Bush named Clarence Thomas to the U.S. Supreme Court, inaugurating a tenure marked by unwavering commitment to principled originalism.
The 1990s are being relitigated, and for the most part, coming off rather badly. It has taken place in the realm of politics, where Hillary Clinton has had to edge away from some of her husband’s policies, some of which have provoked angry confrontations on the campaign trail between the ... More »
Jeff Toobin: [Clarence Thomas Has His Own Constitution](http://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/clarence-thomas-has-his-own-constitution?intcid=mod-latest): >This year’s Supreme Court term abounded in so much drama—the death of Justice...Show More Summary
This year’s Supreme Court term abounded in so much drama—the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the tie votes among the remaining Justices, the liberal victories in the final days—that it was possible to miss a curious subplot: the full flowering of Justice Clarence Thomas’s judicial eccentricity.
WHITTLE, OTT, GREEN, AND CLARENCE THOMAS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE: Texas vs the Supreme Court. Full disclosure: I’m Green.
Justices Samuel Alito, John Roberts, and Clarence Thomas have some pretty scary ideas about their version of "religious liberty."
Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States Things didn’t exactly go Clarence Thomas’ way Monday. The Supreme Court justice joined his berobed colleagues for not one but two rounds of decision-making on cases...Show More Summary
Justice Thomas demonstrates an astounding indifference to the realities faced by women.
'The court should abandon the pretense that anything other than policy preferences underlies its [decisions].'
The Supreme Court said Monday that people convicted of domestic abuse can be prevented from owning a gun, in a case that prompted the first questions from Justice Clarence Thomas in 10 years. In a 6-to-2 decision, the court said Congress had intended to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers. The question […]
Just after a weekend where a mother who was a fierce gun advocacy type shot her two daughters before being shot by police, we received word that the United States Supreme Court ruled that domestic abusers do not have the right to own...Show More Summary
With the late Justice Antonin Scalia no longer on the Supreme Court, it was up to Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas to object passionately to Monday's decision that invalidated a Texas law imposing onerous restrictions on abortion clinics. Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas spared no criticism in his dissent today in the Texas case where the high court invalidated health and safety measures that have protected women from dangerous abortions and saved the lives of thousands of unborn babies. Thomas said the Supreme Court was doing the bidding of the abortion industry and […]