Clarence Thomas

The Supreme Court is seen under stormy skies in Washington, Thursday, June 20, 2019.
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June 21, 2019 - 10:41 am
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is throwing out the murder conviction and death sentence for a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecutor's efforts to keep African Americans off the jury. The defendant already has been tried six times and now could face a...
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Bill Cosby
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February 19, 2019 - 3:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas says the Supreme Court should consider overturning a 55-year-old landmark ruling that makes it hard for public figures to win libel suits, writing in a case involving a woman who says Bill Cosby raped her. Thomas took aim at New York Times v. Sullivan and...
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In this Oct. 5, 2018, file photo, the U. S. Supreme Court building stands quietly before dawn in Washington.
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December 06, 2018 - 1:27 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed likely Thursday to preserve a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime. Several justices expressed concern about upsetting the long-standing rule that provides...
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FILE - Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas is shown is this file photo dated Feb. 15, 2018.
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September 21, 2018 - 9:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Clarence Thomas arrived at the Supreme Court in 1991 after a bruising confirmation hearing in which his former employee Anita Hill accused him of sexual harassment, fellow justice Byron White said something that stuck with him. "It doesn't matter how you got here. All that...
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In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, Anita Hill speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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September 18, 2018 - 1:50 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as well as cautions for senators considering how to deal with the...
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In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset.
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June 22, 2018 - 12:50 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Friday that police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones, bolstering privacy interests in the digital age. The...
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Anita Hill
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Eric Walter
May 14, 2018 - 11:38 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Anita Hill, whose 1991 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee during Clarence Thomas’ U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings ignited the national conversation about sexual harassment, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Rutgers University–...
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