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JUAN WILLIAMS: America’s Most Influential Thinker on Race: Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

JUAN WILLIAMS: America’s Most Influential Thinker on Race: Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’s insights are reshaping law and policy for the better. Justice Thomas, who has been on the court nearly a quarter-century, remains a polarizing figure—loved by conservatives and loathed by liberals. But his “free”-thinking legal opinions are opening new roads for the American […]

Morning Docket: 02.18.15

Could it be? Did Justice Clarence Thomas ask a question during oral arguments at SCOTUS? No, but he did ask a question at Yale Law during a presentation, noting that he doesn't ask "irrelevant, useless questions" at the high court. [Legal...Show More Summary

Tipping Its Hand

There's not no entertainment value in watching Clarence Thomas erupt into a ocean of spittle in a furious dissent - especially with the ludicrous claim that this court has an "increasingly cavalier attitude toward the States." It's been going on a century since there's been a Court so solicitous of the pretended "rights" of the states. Show More Summary

ALABAMA: Governor Refuses To Take Any Action Against Probate Judges

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"I am disappointed that a single Federal court judge disregarded the vote of the Alabama people to define marriage as between a man and woman. I agree with the dissenting opinion from U.S. Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Antonin...Show More Summary

The Supreme Court Just Gave Its Clearest Sign To Date That It Will Side With Marriage Equality

Justice Clarence Thomas just dropped a big hint suggesting that he expects to lose -- and for marriage equality to win -- when the Court considers the constitutionality of marriage discrimination later this year. The post The Supreme Court Just Gave Its Clearest Sign To Date That It Will Side With Marriage Equality appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Clarence Thomas Attacks the Supreme Court's 'Increasingly Cavalier Attitude Toward the States' on Gay Marriage

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

Last month a federal judge invalidated Alabama’s ban on gay marriage. In response, state officials asked the U.S. Supreme Court to put that ruling on temporary hold while the state pursued its appeal at the federal appellate court level. Show More Summary

'Supreme Court Five' Unleash Government Of, By and For the Oligarchs

Likenesses of Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, Samuel Alito, John Roberts (created by Daniel Lowenstein) stand in front of the 10th Circuit Court of appeals in Denver after 2014 McCutcheon v. FEC decision Photo...Show More Summary

SCOTUS Justice Clarence Thomas Hobnobs With Anti-Gay Activists And Must Recuse Himself From Marriage Case

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Yesterday Heritage Foundation staffer and anti-gay marriage activist Ryan T. Anderson posted the above photo of himself, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, and former NOM chairman Robert George, who wrote the Manhattan Declaration, whose signees avow that they will disobey (somehow) the legalization of same-sex marriage. Show More Summary

Look at Which Supreme Court Justice Is Palling Around With Anti-LGBT Leaders Ahead of Gay Marriage Hearing

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Jeremy Hooper over at Good As You has stumbled across the above photo of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas posing with Robert George, the cofounder of the National Organization for Marriage, and Heritage Foundation staffer Ryan T. Anderson. Tweeted Anderson...

Justice Alito Has Very Clear Reasons For Skipping The State Of The Union

President Barack Obama gave his State of the Union address Tuesday night, and three of the Supreme Court's conservative justices were notably absent. Justice Clarence Thomas has said he doesn't attend the annual event because it's partisan, while Justice Antonin Scalia thinks it's a "childish spectacle," as Time notes. Show More Summary

Justice Thomas to Consider Extending Hold on Fla. Marriages

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has seemed amenable to similar requests in other states, so marriage equality may not be quite so imminent in Florida. read more

Clarence Thomas To Consider Staying Same-Sex Marriage in Florida

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has accepted a request from Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi to hear arguments on a federal judge's ruling that overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage. The ruling in question comes from Judge Robert Hinkle....

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi Asks Supreme Court to Stay Gay Marriage Ruling

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has filed a motion with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas asking for an emergency stay on Judge Robert Hinkle's August ruling overturning the state's ban on same-sex marriage. Earlier this month, the 11th Circuit Court...

Let’s Try To Be As Wrong On As Many Levels At Once As Possible!

Shorter Verbatim Kathleen Parker: “Whatever the truth about Cosby, due process has been the victim of what Clarence Thomas once called a high-tech lynching.” If you think that this was preceded with a specious comparison of the Cosby case with the demonstrations in Ferguson, I’m sad to say you’re right.  As always, any explanation of […]

Clarence Thomas Rebukes Supreme Court for Refusing to Hear Gay Marriage Cases

4 months agoNews : Reason

On Thursday the U.S. Supreme Court declined to halt a ruling by he U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit which had overturned an Arizona constitutional amendment banning bail for undocumented immigrants charged with serious crimes. Show More Summary

How Twitter Made Me a Feminist

I was 11 years old when Clarence Thomas was nominated to the Supreme Court. It was formative, not because I became a huge Nomination Nut, but because it was the first time I witnessed the forces of institutional misogyny dismantle and obliterate someone making public charges of sexual harassment. Show More Summary

How Twitter Made Me a Feminist

I was 11 years old when Clarence Thomas was nominated to the Supreme Court. It was formative, not because I became a huge Nomination Nut, but because it was the first time I witnessed the forces of institutional misogyny dismantle and obliterate someone making public charges of sexual harassment. Show More Summary

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