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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas left the French city of Nice just hours before the attack

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

Justice Thomas Left Nice Hours Before Terrorist Attack

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

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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 […]

Academia Still Plagued With Sexual Harassment and Assaults

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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.

The Fox News Channel’s Culture of Chauvinism

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 »

Justice Thomas' Abortion Dissent and the Decline of the Rule of Law: What He's Missing, and Why It Matters

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

The Clarence Thomas Story: An American Masterpiece

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.

Bill Clinton, O.J. Simpson, Clarence Thomas, and the Politics of 1990s Racial Backlash

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 »

Weekend Reading: Jeff Toobin: Clarence Thomas Has His Own Constitution

Jeff Toobin: [Clarence Thomas Has His Own Constitution]( >This year’s Supreme Court term abounded in so much drama—the death of Justice...Show More Summary

Clarence Thomas Has His Own Constitution

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.

Far-right justices warn of 'an ominous sign'

Justices Samuel Alito, John Roberts, and Clarence Thomas have some pretty scary ideas about their version of "religious liberty."

Clarence Thomas Argues Strenuously to Keep Guns in the Hands of Domestic Abusers

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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

Clarence Thomas’ abortion dissent is right-wing dogma masquerading as law

Justice Thomas demonstrates an astounding indifference to the realities faced by women.

Clarence Thomas: Abortion ruling proof that Supreme Court is ruling by ‘judicial fiat’

'The court should abandon the pretense that anything other than policy preferences underlies its [decisions].'

Clarence Thomas confirms his belief that the only constitutional right we leave up to federal, state and local prosecutors is the right to keep and bear arms. And that that right is the only one, more generally, that we treat so cavalierly. [His words.

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 […]

Justice Clarence Thomas Passionately Defends Spousal Abusers' Right To Guns

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

Justices Alito and Thomas Throw Hissy Fits Over the Abortion Decision

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

Clarence Thomas Slams Supreme Court “Bending the Rules” to Create “Putative Right to Abortion”

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 […]

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