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

last weekNews : 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

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

The Ghomeshi syndrome: Delusional creeps, from Clarence Thomas to Gamergate

Behind the Canadian radio host's downfall lies a strange and dangerous male pathology: Clueless dude disorder

"There is Critical Race Theory scholarship connecting a preference for formality to race," I said in a post speculating about why Clarence Thomas might have said "I like formality."

I was expressing skepticism about the cue in the NYT (from Adam Liptak) to interpret Justice Thomas's statement to mean that "he was content with the way things are." (This was in reference to the Justices' communication by paper memo,...Show More Summary

11 Bits of SCOTUS Trivia From the Yale Trio's Trip to Campus

The Supreme Court's three justices from Yale made the trip back to New Haven, Connecticut, on Saturday to receive the school's Award of Merit. The event was especially sweet for Justice Clarence Thomas, who for a long time has had a cold, estranged relationship with his alma mater. He remarked......

How to diversify the Ivy League club that is the Supreme Court

4 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Easy for them to say, since they’re already on the Supreme Court, but three justices agreed the other day that the court isn’t diverse enough. In a forum at their alma mater, Yale Law School, Clarence Thomas, Sonia Sotomayor and Samuel A. Alito Jr. said the court would benefit if so...

"Justice Clarence Thomas, who has not asked a question from the Supreme Court bench since 2006, was expansive and gregarious."

"Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., who can appear a little dour during arguments, revealed a lively wit. Justice Sonia Sotomayor said she was working to temper a combative questioning style 'that has held me in bad stead.'"So begins Adam Liptak's NYT article "Three Supreme Court Justices Return to Yale."Justice Thomas... Show More Summary

Morning Docket: 10.27.14

“I think we have to be concerned that almost all of us are from two law schools.” Justice Clarence Thomas thinks that the Supreme Court bench ought to be more diverse. [New York Times] The DoJ expanded its recognition of gay marriage by adding six states to its roster of those newly entitled to federal benefits — now more than half the country. Show More Summary

Non-Sequiturs: 10.14.14

A blistering dissent from that usual suspects: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Antonin Scalia, and Clarence Thomas. [The Atlantic] Same-sex marriage opponents in Nevada suggest liberal bias in the selection of the Ninth Circuit panels hearing gay rights cases. Show More Summary

An Unlikely Trio Files a Rare Supreme Court Protest

Liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg joins with conservatives Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas to oppose the rejection of a Sixth Amendment appeal.

Scalia, Thomas, and Ginsburg File Rare Dissent from SCOTUS Refusal to Hear Crack-Cocaine Sentencing Case

last monthNews : Reason

The U.S. Supreme Court turns down the vast majority of petitions it receives without offering any sort of explanation. But in a rare move today, Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke out against the Court's refusal to hear a crack-cocaine sentencing case. Jones v. Show More Summary

Supreme Court blocks Wisconsin from implementing voter ID law

Late Thursday night, the Supreme Court blocked Wisconsin from putting into effect the state's voter ID law. Justices Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia, and Clarence Thomas all dissented, saying the court cannot block an appeals court ruling unless the lower court "clearly and demonstrably erred in its application of accepted standards," USA Today reports. Show More Summary

Clarence Thomas

2 months agoOdd : Happy Place

Clarence Thomas is a Supreme Court justice who treats the Constitution like his own personal Coke can.

“Bo Snerdley” Speaks To The Black Community

[guest post by Dana] Rush Limbaugh’s call screener and right-hand man James Golden (“Bo Snerdley”) was interviewed by Ginny Thomas (wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas) and discussed the black commmunity in America. Golden, who himself is black, made the following interesting and provocative points: “What liberalism has done to the black communities, it’s […]

Dear Bev Smith And George Curry: In 6 Years President Barack Obama Has Killed Far More "People Of Color" Without Giving Them Due Process Than Did Justice Clarence Thomas Execute People Of Any Color After Their Case Reached His Desk In The Judicial Proce

I will post the audio clip from the Bev Smith Show later.In her introduction of the Progressive-Fundamentalist media operative George Curry, Bev Smith hearkens back to the bankrupt "Emerge Magazine" and its "Lawn Jockey" picture of Supreme...Show More Summary

Tony Dungy Is The Clarence Thomas Of Football

Tony Dungy wouldn't have drafted Michael Sam. But not because he's gay! No, no. Because things will happen. You know... things. Three thoughts. 1: Look! Look! See, Michael Sam is on TV being interviewed about non-football issues. He's being a DISTRACTION! And why? Because... Show More Summary

The Supreme Court's Relentless War Against President Obama

In a C-SPAN Interview in April, 2013, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was asked pointedly his thoughts about President Obama. The characteristically terse, and guarded Thomas simply said, "I shook hands with him at the inauguration to be polite but I've had no in depth conversation." He did not elaborate. Show More Summary

What Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia don’t understand about contraception

An IUD is a month's pay for a woman earning minimum wage. The legal argument against Hobby Lobby is a human one

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