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Justice Clarence Thomas, in his concurrence in Holder v. Hall in 1994, did not leave any doubt as to how he felt on this issue: "We have involved the federal courts, and indeed the Nation, in the enterprise of systematically dividing the country into electoral districts along racial lines--an enterprise ...
All nine Supreme Court Justices pose for a group photo in the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court Building on June 1, 2017. Seated from left, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Clarence ...

That demand obviously would not sit well with Justice Clarence Thomas, who has been highly critical of his colleagues' reluctance to revisit the Second Amendment since their landmark individual right ruling in 2008. Thomas, who has called the amendment a "constitutional orphan" and a "disfavored ...
A few weeks ago, New York magazine ushered in Women's History Month with a cover story on a man. "The Case for Impeaching Clarence Thomas," by former New York Times editor Jill Abramson, opens with a fresh accusation against the Supreme Court justice. Moira Smith, a lawyer, says that ...
Peaches threw a huge party at a strangers' house, and Justice Clarence Thomas wrote the story. (public domain/screenshot from case). The matter of Peaches' guerrilla house party is a prime example of this. It's a delightfully written opinion by justice Clarence Thomas, who is no partygoer and admits ... US Supreme Court
No, the one person who should be feeling the most pressure is Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. It was clear last spring that Thomas -- if he really cares about the principles he's fought for on the court -- should step down before Trump leaves office. But with what was then a 52-48 Senate ...
Hill rose to prominence 27 years ago, when she accused Clarence Thomas of making sexually explicit remarks after she refused to date him. Testifying during Thomas' televised confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Hill said Thomas made persistent advances and spoke graphically ...
New York Magazine has assembled "The Case for Impeaching Clarence Thomas." The author is longtime anti-Thomas journalist Jill Abramson. For more than 4,000 words, Abramson labors to relitigate Thomas accuser Anita Hill's dramatic loss in the court of public opinion. According to one poll at the ...
The most recent man firmly positioned in the front lines of this trial by media is Clarence Thomas, whose accusers are now calling for his impeachment. The prominent media stories of women who want Thomas removed from the Supreme Court and disciplined are filled with details and emotions, but they ...
Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York City, takes calls from listeners and discusses this week in NYC. Jill Abramson, political columnist for the Guardian, former executive editor of The New York Times, co-author with Jane Mayer of the 1994 book, Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas, talks about her ...
Back then, she told the Observer this week, “I was certainly aware that as black women we were challenging the white man's choice, who was Clarence Thomas. But I didn't really stop to think then that had there been white women, there might have been a different outcome. Now it's juxtaposing with the ...
On Monday, Jill Abramson penned a scurrilous article for New York magazine titled “ The Case for Impeaching Clarence Thomas ”—the latest in a long line of shameful attacks on the Supreme Court justice. Abramson claims she has new evidence that proves Thomas lied at his confirmation hearing and ...
In more news on sexual harassment and assault, a woman who has accused Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment is calling for his impeachment from the bench. Journalist Angela Wright-Shannon says Thomas repeatedly pressured her to date him and made comments about her ...
Back in 1991, his former colleague Anita Hill accused Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, a story broken by our own Nina Totenberg. In dramatic confirmation hearings, Thomas denied all the charges and was confirmed. Journalist Jill Abramson covered that story then and has now revisited the ...
It's well-known that Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas often stakes out positions distinctly to the right of his fellow conservatives on the Court, and that he's significantly wordier in dissents than in majority or concurrent opinions. Both tendencies were abundantly in evidence today when, in the middle ...

Lost in the din of the 2016 presidential election was a proto- #MeToo charge that called out Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Thomas was famously accused of sexual harassment when law professor Anita Hill detailed such allegations during his 1991 confirmation hearing. Hill had worked with ...
During the 1991 hearings, EEOC employees Rose Jourdain, Sukari Hardnett, and Angela Wright accused their boss Clarence Thomas of having engaged in inappropriate workplace talk, which he denied. The three women weren't called to formally testify; instead, Wright and Jourdain were interviewed ...
Supreme Court Justices, including Chief Justice John Roberts, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Samuel Alito (left to right) attend a swearing in ceremony for new Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., April ...
Great Bend native and Hoisington High School graduate Katherine Schmitt got a unique opportunity Thursday. Schmitt, who is a student Kansas State University, met with United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. She was invited, along with a small group of selected students, to attend a ...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that District of Columbia police were entitled to arrest late-night partygoers in a vacant house engaged in what Justice Clarence Thomas called, in announcing the decision from the bench, “utter Bacchanalia.” The court also agreed to hear a case on the ...
A self-professed oddity. A man who has been called a 'pimp' and a 'traitor' to his race. A Supreme Court Justice who asked not a single question during 10 years on the Supreme Court bench. And a man who is said to have never sought fame, nor to be a black leader. Clarence Thomas succeeded ...
Last year, a rumor about Justice Clarence Thomas supposedly considering retirement surfaced — and quickly got shot down by his wife, Virginia Lamp Thomas. And if anyone would know about Justice Thomas's plans, it would be Mrs. Thomas. They're famously devoted to each other, even more so than a ...
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rejected a decision to grant a lower court to hold another trial for Keith Tharpe, a Black death row inmate in Georgia who was sentenced in 1991 after a murder conviction. Tharpe's execution was blocked in September after a White juror's racist comments about ...
Justice Clarence Thomas Opens Up on Life, Faith, and His Interracial Marriage. Ginni Thomas ... Justice Clarence Thomas has served 27 terms on the U.S. Supreme Court, and agreed to become the 341st leader interviewed for my Daily Caller News Foundation series. Now at age 69, he is looking back on ...
Weeks after saying he owed Anita Hill an apology, former Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday he hasn't contacted the former attorney to discuss the 1991 confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. “No, I haven't contacted Anita Hill,” Biden told PBS NewsHour's Judy Woodruff, ...
Former Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday he believed Anita Hill's accusations that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her, but has yet to apologize to her directly. “I believed Anita Hill,” Biden told PBS Thursday. "She deserves credit because it took enormous courage for her ...
Sadly, she was too far ahead of her time in her testimony about Clarence Thomas at his confirmation hearing in 1991, although she paved the way for today's resistance. In today's climate Justice Thomas would have never been confirmed for the Supreme Court. Happily she went on to a successful life ...
Before Alex Kozinski, before Harvey Weinstein, before Bill Clinton, there was Clarence Thomas. The 1991 hearings for Thomas's confirmation to the Supreme Court became the first major moment of national attention on sexual harassment in the workplace, after allegations of past harassment lodged by ...
Anita Hill, who sparked a nascent national reckoning with sexual harassment when she testified during Clarence Thomas's supreme court confirmation hearings in 1991, has been chosen to lead a commission on sexual misconduct organized and financed by some of the most prominent figures in ...
"The reason I didn't, I was worried they would come and not corroborate what she said and make -- I mean, Clarence Thomas only won by two votes. And we still thought we had a chance at beating him." Regardless, Biden told Teen Vogue, "I wish I had been able to do more for Anita Hill," adding, "I owe ...
Justice Thomas Ventures Beyond Elite Schools to Fill Clerkship Posts. In a system where justices pull heavily from their own alma maters and a handful of other top schools, Justice Clarence Thomas casts the widest net. By Karen Sloan | UPDATEDDec 12, 2017 at 11:53 AM. X ...
There are smart kids every place. They are male, they are female, they are black, they're white, they're from the West, they're from the South, they're from public schools, they're from public universities, they're from poor families, they're from sharecroppers, they're from all over. I look at the kid who shows up.
RON ELVING, BYLINE: If you're in your 30s, you might remember your parents hustling you out of the room when people started talking about Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas. Thomas had been nominated to the Supreme Court by President George H.W. Bush. And despite some rocky moments in his first ...
Five of the nine U.S. Supreme Court justices will miss President Trump's first official State of the Union on Tuesday night. Along with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, whose absence was previously reported, Justices Samuel Alito, Anthony Kennedy, Sonia Sotomayor, and Clarence Thomas will not be in the ...
... made the “entirely reasonable inference” after seeing the state of the house and observing the nature of the party — which included alcohol, drugs and strippers — that the attendees were there unlawfully. “The living room had been converted into a makeshift strip club,” Justice Clarence Thomas wrote.
As Justice Clarence Thomas put it upon announcing yesterday's decision, it was “utter Bacchanalia.” When cops arrived, they saw no furniture except for a few padded metal chairs and a bare mattress; as they entered, several people bolted into nearby closets. Recognizing sketchiness when they saw it, ...
On the new podcast, Friend also talked about Anita Hill's groundbreaking testimony against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas in 1991; Hill ultimately failed to convince enough people that Thomas was a serial sexual harasser, and he was confirmed to the court. However, Friend said the #MeToo ...
The rogue's gallery of famous men accused of sexual misconduct keeps getting bigger and bigger. But as contemporary names are added to the list, some people are demanding a re-examination of recent historical figures, too. Two names coming up frequently are Bill Clinton and Clarence Thomas.
Anita Hill, the woman who accused Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, said former Vice President Joe Biden didn't take "ownership" when he recently apologized for his role in the experience she went through in relation to Thomas' confirmation hearings in 1991. "He said, 'I am ...
Utah Republican Orrin Hatch called “bullcrap” on Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown last week. The Senate Finance Committee lion tore into Brown for “spewing” that the Republican tax plan to transfer a trillion dollars to the rich was in reality a Republican tax plan to transfer a trillion dollars to the rich. I got my ...
SANDERS: Talking about Clarence Thomas is relevant because Anita Hill was one of the first women to come out. Talking about Clarence Thomas is absolutely relevant. We also have to talk about Donald Trump. FERGUSON: And she was debunked. I'm not going to go there. It's embarrassing. SANDERS: ...
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... against Clarence Thomas soon after his nomination for the Supreme Court. ... gained by exposing Clarence Thomas for sexual harassment?”.
Professor Anita Hill is sworn-in before testifying at the Senate Judiciary hearing on the Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination.
Washington (CNN) Justice Clarence Thomas said rookie Justice Neil Gorsuch is "outstanding" and the Supreme Court is a "wonderful place to work" in an interview that aired Wednesday night, though he lamented a certain emptiness at the court without his old friend, the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
Laura Ingraham interviews Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas on the Wednesday edition of her new FOX News show ...
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is slated to appear on Fox News for a rare television interview on Wednesday night. Thomas will ...
I voted against Clarence Thomas,” he responded to Miller. “The only issue in the Anita Hill case was whether or not there could be information ...


 

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