ALSO, MUCH OF THE REST OF THE TIME: Maureen Dowd Sounds Like An Idiot When She Smears Clarence Thomas.
When she testified against Clarence Thomas, many men who should have been her allies stayed quiet.
The 1990s began with a heightening of interest in sexual harassment as liberals tried to defeat the confirmation of Clarence Thomas. The refrain in the fall of 1991 was "You just don't get it," as Democrats lambasted anyone who resisted taking sexual harassment in the workplace seriously. Show More Summary
Sometimes you just can’t withhold judgment. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture unveiled its latest exhibit, one featuring Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, a figure whose absence from the museum when it opened a year ago raised eyebrows among conservatives. According to the Washington Times, Thomas appears as part of an... Read more »
SMITHSONIAN FINALLY GIVES CLARENCE THOMAS A SPOT IN YEAR-OLD AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MUSEUM. Flashback to Kevin D. Williamson last year on Clarence Thomas: Disappeared by the Smithsonian.
If reached for comment, Justice Thomas likely would have remained silent.
There’s a reason Clarence Thomas writes so many solo dissents and concurrences. The second-longest-tenured justice on the Supreme Court has spent more than 25 years staking out a right-wing worldview that can generously be described as idiosyncratic. Show More Summary
Via Slate by Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern: The Clarence Thomas takeover But Thomas is more than just the Trump administration’s philosophical hero. His once-fringy ideas are suddenly flourishing—not only on the high court, through his alliance with Gorsuch, but also in the executive branch. … Everywhere you turn in Trumpland, you’ll find a slew of […]
The Clarence Thomas Clerk Mafia: Legal Brain Trust Of The Trump Administration Above The Law […]
Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern hyped in a Wednesday item for Slate that "hard right" Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas's "fingerprints are all over" the Trump administration, due to the fact that many of his former clerks now hold "high places" there. Show More Summary
Justice Clarence Thomas: legal godfather of the Trump administration.
Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern, Slate: There's a reason Clarence Thomas writes so many solo dissents and concurrences. The second-longest-tenured justice on the Supreme Court has spent more than 25 years staking out a right-wing worldview that can generously be described as idiosyncratic. Show More Summary
This is why I love Justice Clarence Thomas… he truly gets the Constitution and our Second Amendment rights. So does Justice Neil Gorsuch by the way. Last week, Thomas laid
He has been in lockstep with none other than Clarence Thomas. Supreme Court reporter Dahlia Lithwick examines the new make-up of the court and the rumors that Justice Anthony Kennedy might resign. Neil Gorsuch joined the court in April to replace the late Antonin Scalia. Show More Summary
Kevin D. Williamson, National Review: Police can take your money or property and keep it, even if no charges are filed. Clarence Thomas is famously taciturn on the bench. But his few words carry a great deal of weight. Though the matter...Show More Summary
This is extremely disappointing. The Supreme Court yesterday declined to hear a Second Amendment challenge to a California law limiting concealed carry and guns. Justices Clarence Thomas and Neil Gorsuch
JUSTICES CLARENCE THOMAS AND NEIL GORSUCH: For those of us who work in marbled halls, guarded constantly by a vigilant and dedicated police force, the guarantees of the Second Amendment might seem antiquated and superfluous. But the Framers made a clear choice: They reserved to all Americans the right to bear arms for self-defense. I […]