Clarence Thomas Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Supreme Court's headscarf rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... Court proves that one dissent makes an opinion but the majority ultimately makes a democracy. While Justice Clarence Thomas' dissenting opinion reflects what democracy is about, the other eight votes exemplify what the power of 90 percent in a ...

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  2. Treat Williams, Bill Irwin Join HBO's 'Confirmation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    Treat Williams and Bill Irwin are the latest actors to join the upcoming TV movie about Clarence Thomas ' Supreme Court confirmation hearings, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Confirmation , from HBO Films, details the explosive 1991 Supreme Court nomination hearings , which brought the country to a standstill and forever changed the way people think about sexual harassment, victims' rights and modern-day race relations.

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  3. Could the Supreme Court Create a Titanic Shift in Electoral Politics?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | RedState

    ... total population, or does one count citizens, particularly voting eligible population (VEP). Only Justice Clarence Thomas, in a written dissent in a denial to hear the case of Chen vs. City of Houston , has gone on record of encouraging the Court to ...

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  4. Debtors Can't Void Jr. Mortgages on Underwater Homes, For NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | FindLaw

    In a unanimous decision released Monday, the Supreme Court held that debtors in bankruptcy cannot void a second mortgage lien on a wholly underwater property . The case was Bank of America v.

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  5. Abercrombie's Legal Defeat-and Its Cultural FailureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | New Yorker

    ... Act of 1964. Announcing the opinion from the bench this week, Scalia declared the case "really easy." (Clarence Thomas was the sole dissent: he argued that Abercrombie's decision was based on a neutral anti-cap policy.) So how was it that ...

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  6. SCOTUS rules in favor of Muslim woman denied job because of her hijabRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... rights of all citizens of the country. Monday's ruling by the US Supreme Court, with an 8-1 vote (Justice Clarence Thomas was the one dissenting), in favor of the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was a giant victory for ...

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  7. Alberta Legislation Curtailing the Right to Strike is Struck DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | jdsupra.com

    In the wake of the Supreme Court of Canada's decision that established a constitutionally protected right to strike, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has struck down legislation that prevents certain classes of Alberta workers from exercising that right. On April 1, 2015, Justice Thomas issued a judgment declaring that sections 96 and of the Labour Relations Code and section 70 of the Public Service Employee Relations Act are without force and effect as they violate the Charter of Rights and Freedoms .

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  8. Religious Protection or Religious Preference? - Supreme Court...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | JD Supra

    On Monday, June 1, the Supreme Court decided a religious discrimination case involving Abercrombie & Fitch and the EEOC. The Court held that "[a]n employee may not make an applicant's religious practice, confirmed or otherwise , a factor in employment decisions."

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  9. Ind. Courts - 7th Circuit Judge David Hamilton makes his home in BloomingtonRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Indiana Law Blog

    The oversized heads of U.S. Supreme Court justices bob up and down on a shelf in Judge David Hamilton's office. The tchotchkes made to look like Sandra Day O'Connor, Stephen G. Breyer and Clarence Thomas smile out at the room where Hamilton sits poring over cases for the United States District Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

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  10. Beware of Dog(Ma): Did The Supreme Court Just Require Employers to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | JD Supra

    The U.S. Supreme Court has issued its long awaited decision in the "Looks Policy" case, and it's not terribly unexpected, but is a little scary considering the potential far reaching effects going forward. As many may recall, this case involved a girl named Samantha Elauf, who is a practicing Muslim and who wears a headscarf.

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  11. Guilty Until Proven InnocentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Slate Magazine

    ... groundless, probably prejudiced assertions made by a man who "outrageously exploited power." Yet Justices Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, and Samuel Alito thought that the Supreme Court should consider ruling in favor of Arizona. On Monday, the ...

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  12. Speak some evilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | The Economist

    ... left to guess" what level of intent is necessary to nab someone under the law. The lone dissenter, Justice Clarence Thomas, would have upheld Mr Elonis's conviction. "Our job is to decide questions," he wrote, "not create them." As long as they have ...

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  13. One Person, One Vote?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | The Atlantic

    ... decision to each individual state. In 2001, the Court denied review in a case presenting this issue. Justice Clarence Thomas dissented from that denial, arguing that the Court should decide the issue rather than leaving it to states. "The ...

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  14. Make My DayIT Sucks to Be a BritRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2010 | 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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  15. Supreme Court: Threat Statute Requires Jury to Consider What the Speaker is ThinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Eff.org

    The US Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of Anthony Elonis, a Pennsylvania man also known by his nom de rap Tone Dougie, for violating the federal criminal threat statute. A jury had convicted Elonis based on the rap-lyrics-style speech he posted on his Facebook page, which are cited in the court's opinion , about his ex-wife.

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  16. Second-Lien Holders No Longer Second ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | National Mortgage News

    ... loan is simply not an allowed claim under the bankruptcy code. In the opinion, which was written by Justice Clarence Thomas, the court said that the homeowners were making a distinction between partially and fully underwater mortgages that was ...

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  17. Photo illustration by Tyswan Stewart / Times UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    It's been more than a month since a state Supreme Court justice told the State Police that they can't withhold basic, non-identifying information on gun registrations under the NY SAFE Act. But in a response all too typical of too many governments these days, State Police are dragging their feet.

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  18. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Woman Denied Job at Abercrombie & Fitch Because She Wears a HeadscarfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | KLAL-FM Little Rock

    ... to the courts." The Supreme Court Justices ruled nearly unanimously in Elauf's favor - 8-1, with only Clarence Thomas dissenting. Antonin Scalia declared that the case was "easy," according to a Los Angeles Times report. Elauf was 17 when she ...

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  19. Justice for allRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Daily Kos

    Disgraced Former Justice Abe Fortas Justice Clarence Thomas is an ethics problem in a black robe. Just eight months after ThinkProgress broke the story of Thomas' attendance at a Koch-sponsored political fundraiser, we learn that Thomas doesn't just do unethical favors for wealthy right-wing donors - they also do expensive favors for him.

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  20. Franklin Graham: Pray That Court Doesn't Follow Irish on Gay MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | News Max

    ... this monumental issue," he posted on May 11. Most recently, on May 20, Graham requested prayers for Justice Clarence Thomas, who he lauded as a "wise jurist and consistent defender of the Constitution" who has voted in the past to "uphold the ...

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