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Clarence Thomas

Oct 26, 2023

Most of Justice Thomas’ $267,000 loan for an RV seems to have been forgiven, Senate Democrats say

All or most of a $267,000 loan obtained by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to buy a high-end motorcoach appears to have been forgiven, raising tax and ethics questions, according to a new report by Senate Democrats.

Sep 28, 2023

From bananas to baby socks, lawyers stick to routines before arguments

The Biden administration's top U.S. Supreme Court lawyer eats a bunch of bananas. Other advocates play music to psych themselves up. Some rub the feet on John Marshall's statue a floor below the courtroom.

Supreme COurt Scandal
Jun 2, 2023

Judging the judges: Scandals have the potential to affect the legitimacy of judges

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is no stranger to controversy.

Apr 30, 2023

Sen. Ron Johnson deflects questions about GOP megadonor, Nazi memorabilia collector

Sen. Ron Johnson deflected questions last Monday at a Milwaukee Press Club event about his association with a GOP megadonor who has ties to Clarence Thomas's ethical questions and collects Nazi memorabilia.

Sep 30, 2022

1/6 chairman: Ginni Thomas reiterates false election claims

Virginia "Ginni" Thomas, the wife of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, stood by the false claim that the 2020 election was fraudulent during an interview Thursday with the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection, the panel's chairman said.

Sep 1, 2022

Ginni Thomas emails urged new 2020 electors in Wisconsin

The wife of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas reached out to at least two Wisconsin state lawmakers, including the chair of the Senate elections committee, urging them to overturn President Joe Biden's 2020 election win in the tightly contested state, emails obtained Thursday by The Associated Press show.

Aug 4, 2022

After Supreme Court ruling, it’s open season on US gun laws

The Supreme Court ruling expanding gun rights threatens to upend firearms restrictions across the country as activists wage court battles over everything from bans on AR-15-style guns to age limits.

Jun 30, 2022

High court rejects COVID-19 shot mandate case from New York

The Supreme Court declined on Thursday to take up a case involving a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for health care workers in New York that does not offer an exemption for religious reasons.

Jun 24, 2022

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade. Friday's outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states.

Jun 23, 2022

Supreme Court expands gun rights, striking New York limits

In a major expansion of gun rights, the Supreme Court said Thursday that Americans have a right to carry firearms in public.

Jun 9, 2022

High court limits suing officials over rights violations

The Supreme Court on Wednesday limited when people can sue federal officials for a violation of their rights, siding with the government in a case involving the owner of a notorious inn on the U.S.-Canada border.

May 5, 2022

It’s Chief Justice Roberts’ Court, but does he still lead?

John Roberts is heading a Supreme Court in crisis. The chief justice has already ordered an investigation of the leak this week of a draft opinion suggesting the court could be poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case legalizing abortion nationwide.

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