Clarence Thomas Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. On Native GroundSOTOMAYOR is a Good Choice for the Supreme CourtRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | American Reporter

    ... was the potential to pick up to three new justices for the U.S. Supreme Court. Instead of reactionaries like Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia or Samuel Alito, we have a chance to see reasonable and experienced jurists such as Sotomayor on the high ...

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  2. Stepparents who 'aggressively' fight exes for custody can...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | PennLive.com

    Stepparents who "aggressively" fight for shared custody of their ex-spouses' children can be required to pay child support as if they were a biological parent, a divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. Chief Justice Thomas G. Saylor dissented on that decision, however, arguing that the majority on his court had improperly stepped into an issue that would be best addressed by the state Legislature.

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  3. 's top 50 posts in 2015: 31-40Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Hot Air

    ... same-sex weddings," I warned after Justice Anthony Kennedy's Obergefell decision - and John Roberts and Clarence Thomas offered the same warnings. It hasn't happened yet, but it will soon enough. #36: About that Obama "gag order" on firearm-related ...

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  4. The 2015 SCOTUS Awards: A Look Back at the Highs, Lows and Yearly Shenanigans of the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Truthdig

    ... ). In his dissent in the King case - speaking for himself, Justice Samuel Alito and his mute wingman Justice Clarence Thomas - Scalia sounded more like a character drawn from the pages of Lewis Carroll's " Through the Looking Glass " than a member ...

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  5. Letter: It's clear gun rights are limitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Newsday

    ... the Supreme Court's decision is important because, contrary to the dissents of justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas, it makes clear that the Second Amendment does not allow unlimited access of individuals to all kinds of guns and magazines. ...

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  6. G. K. Butterfield Calls for Antonin Scali to be RecusedRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2015 | Hudson Valley Press

    ... African Americans have achieved positions of prominence-including Justice Scalia's colleague, Justice Clarence Thomas. "As a former trial and appellate judge for fifteen years, I know that inflammatory statements from the bench, especially from ...

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  7. So, there are going to be a lot of people older than 75 on the Supreme Court in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Seated from left in this 2010 photo are Justices Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justices Anthony M. Kennedy and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Standing from left are Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen G. Breyer, Samuel A. Alito Jr. and Elena Kagan.

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  8. the Shame of Bush V. Gore Still Stains AmericaRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2015 | American Reporter

    ... , U.S. Supreme Court justices Anthony Kennedy, Sandra Day O'Connor, William Rehnquist, Antoin Scalia and Clarence Thomas - the five justices placed on the court by Republican presidents - decided that the only way to protect the equal voting rights ...

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  9. The Most Shocking Thing About Trevor FitzGibbon's Behavior Is How Common It IsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Nation

    ... only became acquainted with the fact that harassment is against the law when Anita Hill testified against Clarence Thomas's nomination to the Supreme Court in 1991. Still, it's been the law of the land for decades. Yet, even now, women are regularly ...

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  10. From Plessy to Brown and Back AgainRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | PrawfsBlawg

    I'm spending Christmas in New Orleans with my family this week, and today we took a rainy walk through St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. With the arguments in Fisher II fresh in my head, I paused for a while at Homer Plessy's grave to read the plaque.

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  11. Oyez, Oyez, They Said What?! The 2015 Quotable Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Law.com

    ... Justice Samuel A. Alito, and Associate Justice Elena Kagan. Bottom row (left to right): Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, and Associate Justice Ruth ...

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  12. In DirecTV Case, Consumers Lose Again When It Comes to ArbitrationRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | Consumer Reports

    Mandatory, or forced, arbitration clauses are an increasingly prevalent tool companies use to resolve disputes outside courtrooms. These clauses often bar class-action lawsuits, and the result of the arbitration proceeding is typically sealed, so other consumers in the same position won't even learn about the case.

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  13. It Could Have Been WorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | The Weekly Standard

    ... Samuel Alito wrote the 35-page dissent, joined by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas. "The Fair Housing Act does not create disparate impact liability," said Alito, "nor do this Court's precedents." Alito's ...

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  14. Scourging Scalia: The Left's Latest Hissy FitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | The Heritage Foundation

    ... is best for individual students. In his concurring opinion in the first Fisher decision in 2013, Justice Clarence Thomas observed that even though it may be "cloaked in good intentions, the university's racial tinkering harms the very people it ...

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  15. Supreme Court Update: DIRECTV, Inc. V. Imburgia (14-462), White V. Wheeler 14-1372) And Order ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | JD Supra

    First, in DIRECTV, Inc. v. Imburgia , the Court addressed for the third time in five years the latest fad in Federal Arbitration Act jurisprudence: whether to enforce a waiver of class arbitration in a consumer contract.

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  16. Don't be Fooled by 'Silent Clarence' ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    In arguably the most important civil rights case the U.S. Supreme Court will hear this term - a case that could ban or limit the consideration of race in public employment, government contracting and higher education - Clarence Thomas, the lone Black justice, was silent. Of the justices hearing the case, only Thomas did not utter a single syllable last Wednesday during 1 hour and 35-minutes of oral arguments in Fisher v.

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  17. A Judicial Case of Foot in MouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    ... as many blacks as possible." It's no secret that Justice Scalia, along with his judicial puppet Justice Clarence Thomas, are both staunch opponents of affirmative action. With that being said, Justice Scalia's questions were particularly hostile to ...

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  18. Supreme Court Again Confirms That Class Action Arbitration Waivers Are Valid, Even In CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | JD Supra

    Facing yet another issue involving the arbitration of consumer disputes, the United States Supreme Court on December 14, 2015 held that a class action waiver clause was valid even when the contract incorporated state law standards that would have voided the waiver. The decision continued the Court's trend toward enforcement of arbitration clauses, including those banning class action proceedings in arbitration.

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  19. 13 Must-Read U.S. Women's Movement Books For Those Under 45Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Women's eNews

    A lightbulb, maybe even an alarm bell, went off when I was showing the high school interns the office. We stopped in front of the framed photo of the moment on Oct. 1, 1991--a mere 24 years ago--when Barbara Boxer, then a member of the House, led five other female lawmakers up the steps of the Senate, demanding that it hold a hearing on Anita Hill's sex-harassment allegations against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas.

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  20. 'Ohio Pastor Protection Act' would exempt religious leaders from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Thegatewaynews.com

    ... Dec. 8, Vitale quoted opinions written by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Clarence Thomas, voicing concern that pastors and churches could be forced to participate in same-sex marriage ceremonies. "No matter if you support ...

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