The court seemed united in deciding there was discrimination against Black jurors until Thomas spoke up.
Our democracy was under siege even before the Supreme Court's ruling on the Voting Rights Act.
A single provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 has been playing a key role on the election front this year. Section 5 has blocked photo voter-ID laws, prohibited reduced early-voting periods in parts of Florida and just Tuesday barred new redistricting maps in Texas.
From 2009: Justice John Roberts on oral arguments From the "Well, if you say so..." files: Chief Justice John Roberts said Saturday that he has "complete confidence" in his colleagues' ability to step away from cases where their personal
Justice Clarence Thomas Should Resign For His Egregious Conflicts Of Interest And Unethical Behavior
Has this country become so corrupt that our elected officials and the media will simply look the other way while Clarence Thomas makes a mockery of judicial impartiality? How nice that he has rich friends who do such nice favors -- I'm sure it
Wonder Why Anthony Weiner Was Attacked? Wingnuts Needed A Diversion From His Clarence Thomas Recusal Campaign
'Weiner thought he was going to make us do what?' Rep. Anthony Weiner has been working since February to hold Clarence Thomas accountable for hiding his wife's income to avoid the appearance of a conflict, and his campaign was finally getting
Marcy Wheeler looks at the Think Progress report and comes up with some questions about the connection between Clarence Thomas and the Koch brothers: Again, it’s not a surprise that the guy who duck-hunted with Dick Cheney while reviewing a
I don't know about you, but I still believe Anita Hill: In her Senate testimony, Hill said that Thomas would make sexual comments to her at work, including references to scenes in hard-core pornographic films. Thomas angrily denied the
What Part Did Scalia And Thomas Play In Raising Money For The Koch Brothers And Their Political Agenda?
Photo by Bluegal I think it's great that Justice Antonin "Tony The Fixer" Scalia and Clarence "Hey, Who Left A Pubic Hair On My Caffeinated Beverage" Thomas are such good friends, even hanging out with the Koch brothers together. The problem is,
credit: NY Times The absolute arrogance of it all: Anita Hill accused Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment during his contentious Supreme Court confirmation hearings, Justice Thomas’s wife has called Ms. Hill, seeking an apology. In a