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The Columbian
5 ways for HBO to thrive after ‘Thrones’“Game Change” about the 2000 and 2008 elections, to “Confirmation,” Rick Famuyi
5 ways for HBO to thrive after ‘Thrones’
The Columbian / Posted 20 hours ago
“Game Change” about the 2000 and 2008 elections, to “Confirmation,” Rick Famuyiwa’s account of Anita Hill’s testimony about Clarence Thomas, and most recently, “All the Way,” a film about Lyndon Baines Johnson in the run-up to the 1964 election. To... Read more
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Salon.com
Justice Scalia’s cruelest irony: This is the real impact of a 4-4 Supreme CourtPlanned Parenthood v. Casey, decided just three years later, Kennedy changed hi
Justice Scalia’s cruelest irony: This is the real impact of a 4-4 Supreme Court
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
Planned Parenthood v. Casey, decided just three years later, Kennedy changed his mind and voted to affirm Roe after Justice Clarence Thomas replaced Justice Marshall and there were four Justices other than Kennedy ready to return the issue of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
This Week in Black Twitter: Staying woke with BET, reliving #BlackSalonProblemsup emotions about deaths of black men and black youth, #BlackSalonProblems show
This Week in Black Twitter: Staying woke with BET, reliving #BlackSalonProblems
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
up emotions about deaths of black men and black youth, #BlackSalonProblems shows the struggle of getting your hair done and Clarence Thomas' lone wolf dissent. Recounting the deaths of black men and black youth — many of whom died at the hands of... Read more
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Business Insurance
Supreme Court ruling on timing of litigation could open employers to lawsuitsfired, said the court, in overturning the appellate court ruling and remanding
Supreme Court ruling on timing of litigation could open employers to lawsuits
Business Insurance / Posted 2 days ago
fired, said the court, in overturning the appellate court ruling and remanding the case for further proceedings. Justice Clarence Thomas issued a dissenting opinion in the case, stating that the majority ruling “expands the constructive-discharge... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Trump and the Supreme Courtservice, Eid was Colorado's solicitor general and a law professor at the Univer
Trump and the Supreme Court
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
service, Eid was Colorado's solicitor general and a law professor at the University of Colorado. She clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas, another conservative favorite. - Raymond Gruender was named to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth... Read more
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Slate
How Prosecutors Get Away With Striking Black Jurorsof legitimate race-neutral reasons—and prosecutors almost always get away with
How Prosecutors Get Away With Striking Black Jurors
Slate / Posted 3 days ago
of legitimate race-neutral reasons—and prosecutors almost always get away with it. The lone dissenter in Foster, Justice Clarence Thomas, wrote what can generously be described as a perverse, embarrassing, and just plain stupid opinion. That... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Thomas: A credible list for Supreme Courtservice, Eid was Colorado’s solicitor general and a law professor at the Univer
Thomas: A credible list for Supreme Court
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
service, Eid was Colorado’s solicitor general and a law professor at the University of Colorado. She clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas, another conservative favorite. • Raymond Gruender was named to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th... Read more
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Salem News
Trump and the Supreme Courtservice, Eid was Colorado's solicitor general and a law professor at the Univer
Trump and the Supreme Court
Salem News / Posted 4 days ago
service, Eid was Colorado's solicitor general and a law professor at the University of Colorado. She clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas, another conservative favorite. -- Raymond Gruender was named to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
What HBO needs to do when 'Game of Thrones' is over"Game Change" about the 2000 and 2008 elections, to "Confirmation," Rick Famuyi
What HBO needs to do when 'Game of Thrones' is over
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
"Game Change" about the 2000 and 2008 elections, to "Confirmation," Rick Famuyiwa's account of Anita Hill's testimony about Clarence Thomas, and most recently, "All the Way," a film about Lyndon Baines Johnson in the run-up to the 1964 election. To... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Wednesday roundfor that Conference will be available soon. Major Cases Upcoming Petitions R
Wednesday round
SCOTUSblog / Posted 4 days ago
for that Conference will be available soon. Major Cases Upcoming Petitions Recent Special Features On May 14, Justice Clarence Thomas gave the commencement address at Hillsdale College. Peabody Award Sigma Delta Chi National Press Club... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Trump and the Supreme Courtservice, Eid was Colorado's solicitor general and a law professor at the Univer
Trump and the Supreme Court
Minot Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
service, Eid was Colorado's solicitor general and a law professor at the University of Colorado. She clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas, another conservative favorite. -- Raymond Gruender was named to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Petition of the dayfor that Conference will be available soon. Major Cases Upcoming Petitions R
Petition of the day
SCOTUSblog / Posted 5 days ago
for that Conference will be available soon. Major Cases Upcoming Petitions Recent Special Features On May 14, Justice Clarence Thomas gave the commencement address at Hillsdale College. Peabody Award Sigma Delta Chi National Press Club... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Event announcementfor that Conference will be available soon. Major Cases Upcoming Petitions R
Event announcement
SCOTUSblog / Posted 5 days ago
for that Conference will be available soon. Major Cases Upcoming Petitions Recent Special Features On May 14, Justice Clarence Thomas gave the commencement address at Hillsdale College. Peabody Award Sigma Delta Chi National Press Club... Read more
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Hartford Courant
What HBO Needs To Do When 'Game Of Thrones' Is Over"Game Change" about the 2000 and 2008 elections, to "Confirmation," Rick Famuyi
What HBO Needs To Do When 'Game Of Thrones' Is Over
Hartford Courant / Posted 5 days ago
"Game Change" about the 2000 and 2008 elections, to "Confirmation," Rick Famuyiwa's account of Anita Hill's testimony about Clarence Thomas, and most recently, "All the Way," a film about Lyndon Baines Johnson in the run-up to the 1964 election. To... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict, death sentenceonce said that racial discrimination would persist in jury selection unless per
Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict, death sentence
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
once said that racial discrimination would persist in jury selection unless peremptory strikes were curtailed. Justice Clarence Thomas dissented, saying he would have respected the decisions of state judges who sided with prosecutors and... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Clarence Thomas Continues his Big Payback- Advertisement - There was an especially telling moment in Supreme Court Just
Clarence Thomas Continues his Big Payback
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 days ago
- Advertisement - There was an especially telling moment in Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas's brief Q and A with C-Span in April, 2013. The question was what he thought about President Obama. Thomas first gave a pithy put-down of Obama and... Read more
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International Business Times
US Supreme Court overturns death sentence handed to black man by all-white jury were distinct as "definite No's" on the top of the list, highlighting a clear c
US Supreme Court overturns death sentence handed to black man by all-white jury
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
were distinct as "definite No's" on the top of the list, highlighting a clear case of discrimination. However, Justice Clarence Thomas – the court's only black justice – said: "Foster's new evidence does not justify this court's reassessment of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Law's spirit counts when someone isn't quite firedshows the court is willing to enforce anti-discrimination laws, notwithstanding
Law's spirit counts when someone isn't quite fired
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
shows the court is willing to enforce anti-discrimination laws, notwithstanding the literal words of the law. Only Justice Clarence Thomas, the last of the Scalia-style literalists, dissented. The facts of the case, Green v. Brennan, were classics... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
TSA. Vietnam. Supreme Courtbecause other inmates claiming similar discrimination can now seek new trials.
TSA. Vietnam. Supreme Court
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 days ago
because other inmates claiming similar discrimination can now seek new trials. The Supremes voted 7-1. The one dissenter? Clarence Thomas. A congressional report accuses the NFL of trying to throw its weight around to influence a study by the... Read more
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FOX News
Supreme Court throws out murder conviction, death sentence handed to black man by all-white juryonce said that racial discrimination would persist in jury selection unless per
Supreme Court throws out murder conviction, death sentence handed to black man by all-white jury
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
once said that racial discrimination would persist in jury selection unless peremptory strikes were curtailed. Justice Clarence Thomas dissented, saying he would have respected the decisions of state judges who sided with prosecutors and... Read more
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TribLIVE
Supreme Court rules blacks deliberately kept off jury in Georgia capital caserace-bias claim “is reversed and the case is remanded for further proceedings n
Supreme Court rules blacks deliberately kept off jury in Georgia capital case
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
race-bias claim “is reversed and the case is remanded for further proceedings not inconsistent with this opinion.” Justice Clarence Thomas dissented alone. He said Foster had confessed to the murder of the elderly white woman., and he questioned... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict, death sentenceCourt, once said racial discrimination would persist in jury selection unless p
Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict, death sentence
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Court, once said racial discrimination would persist in jury selection unless peremptory strikes were curtailed. Justice Clarence Thomas dissented, saying he would have respected the decisions of state judges who sided with prosecutors and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Supreme court finds racial bias in jury selection for death penalty casestriking every black prospective juror in a death penalty case against a black
Supreme court finds racial bias in jury selection for death penalty case
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
striking every black prospective juror in a death penalty case against a black defendant. The vote was 7 to 1, with Justice Clarence Thomas dissenting. The case, Foster v. Chatman, arose from the 1987 trial of Timothy T. Foster, an African-American... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
U.S. Supreme Court Decides Three Cases Involving Racejuries make fewer factual errors and deliberate longer. There was just one dis
U.S. Supreme Court Decides Three Cases Involving Race
KPBS San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
juries make fewer factual errors and deliberate longer. There was just one dissenter in Monday's jury selection decision: Clarence Thomas, the court's only African American justice. He said that in his view, the reasons given for the peremptory... Read more
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The Washington Times
CAL THOMAS: Donald Trump and the Supreme CourtJustice Eid was Colorado’s solicitor general and a law professor at the Univers
CAL THOMAS: Donald Trump and the Supreme Court
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
Justice Eid was Colorado’s solicitor general and a law professor at the University of Colorado. She clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas, another conservative favorite. • Raymond Gruender was named to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
U.S. Supreme Court finds racial bias in jury selection for death penalty caseby striking every black prospective juror in a death penalty case against a bla
U.S. Supreme Court finds racial bias in jury selection for death penalty case
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
by striking every black prospective juror in a death penalty case against a black defendant. The vote was 7-1, with Justice Clarence Thomas dissenting. The case, Foster v. Chatman, arose from the 1987 trial of Timothy Foster, an African-American... Read more
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asianage
US top court rejects all-white jury decisionconclusion that the state’s prosecutors “were motivated in substantial part by
US top court rejects all-white jury decision
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
conclusion that the state’s prosecutors “were motivated in substantial part by race” when two of the potential jurors were excluded, Roberts wrote. Justice Clarence Thomas, a conservative and the only black member of the court, was the sole dissent... Read more
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Al.com
Once on death row, 6 juvenile killers could get chance at parolecourts had held that it wasn't retroactive. "Today's action by the Supreme Cou
Once on death row, 6 juvenile killers could get chance at parole
Al.com / Posted 6 days ago
courts had held that it wasn't retroactive. "Today's action by the Supreme Court included clarification by justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito as to the scope of Montgomery," according to a statement from the Alabama Attorney General's... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Pro-plaintiff ruling in federal employment discrimination caselimitations period will begin to run earlier, when there is an intentionally di
Pro-plaintiff ruling in federal employment discrimination case
SCOTUSblog / Posted 6 days ago
limitations period will begin to run earlier, when there is an intentionally discriminatory act by the employer. Justice Clarence Thomas – a former chairman of the EEOC – was the lone dissenter and, unlike Alito, believed that Green could not... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict, death sentenceonce said that racial discrimination would persist in jury selection unless per
Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict, death sentence
Savannah Morning News / Posted 6 days ago
once said that racial discrimination would persist in jury selection unless peremptory strikes were curtailed. Justice Clarence Thomas dissented, saying he would have respected the decisions of state judges who sided with prosecutors and... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Supreme Court throws out death sentence from all-white juryonce said that racial discrimination would persist in jury selection unless per
Supreme Court throws out death sentence from all-white jury
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 6 days ago
once said that racial discrimination would persist in jury selection unless peremptory strikes were curtailed. Justice Clarence Thomas dissented, saying he would have respected the decisions of state judges who sided with prosecutors and... Read more
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Slate
Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas Are Still Trying to Keep Juvenile Offenders Behind Bars for LifeThe law, lawyers, and the court. Sore LosersSamuel Alito and Clarence Thomas a
Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas Are Still Trying to Keep Juvenile Offenders Behind Bars for Life
Slate / Posted 6 days ago
The law, lawyers, and the court. Sore LosersSamuel Alito and Clarence Thomas are stilltrying to keep juvenile offenders behind bars for life. The Supreme Court is an egalitarian place in at least one sense: At some point, everybody loses. Most... Read more
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The Atlantic
I'm Not Saying the Supreme Court Is Passive Aggressive, But...precedents, and some of them (I certainly am not the kind of quarrelsome person
I'm Not Saying the Supreme Court Is Passive Aggressive, But...
The Atlantic / Posted 6 days ago
precedents, and some of them (I certainly am not the kind of quarrelsome person who would name Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas) don’t like it when any petitioner who has already been convicted—no matter in how grotesque a prior... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
US Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict, death sentence for Georgia manonce said that racial discrimination would persist in jury selection unless per
US Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict, death sentence for Georgia man
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
once said that racial discrimination would persist in jury selection unless peremptory strikes were curtailed. Justice Clarence Thomas dissented, saying he would have respected the decisions of state judges who sided with prosecutors and... Read more
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Everett Herald
High court ruling helps federal workers file job bias claimscourts about when the 45-day clock starts running for federal employees to noti
High court ruling helps federal workers file job bias claims
Everett Herald / Posted 6 days ago
courts about when the 45-day clock starts running for federal employees to notify their employers about the claims.Justice Clarence Thomas, the Supreme Court�s only black justice, dissented, saying his colleagues have misread the statute. Thomas... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Supreme Court Sides With Death Row Inmate, Paving The Way For Appealto appealing his conviction after the Supreme Court, in a 7-1 vote, reversed th
Supreme Court Sides With Death Row Inmate, Paving The Way For Appeal
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 6 days ago
to appealing his conviction after the Supreme Court, in a 7-1 vote, reversed the Georgia Supreme Court's decision. Justice Clarence Thomas was the lone dissenter. This video includes clips from CBS and images from U.S. Supreme Court and Getty... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The Supreme Court cracks down on racist prosecutorsthat prosecutors were illicitly motivated by racial bias when they struck two b
The Supreme Court cracks down on racist prosecutors
Namibia Economist / Posted 6 days ago
that prosecutors were illicitly motivated by racial bias when they struck two blacks from Mr Foster’s jury pool. Justice Clarence Thomas, the lone dissenter, wrote that there were “credible” non-racist reasons for dismissing them from the list of... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Supreme Court Sides With Death Row Inmate, Paving The Way For Appealto appealing his conviction after the Supreme Court, in a 7-1 vote, reversed th
Supreme Court Sides With Death Row Inmate, Paving The Way For Appeal
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 6 days ago
to appealing his conviction after the Supreme Court, in a 7-1 vote, reversed the Georgia Supreme Court's decision. Justice Clarence Thomas was the lone dissenter. This video includes clips from CBS and images from U.S. Supreme Court and Getty... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Supreme Court Sides With Death Row Inmate, Paving The Way For Appealto appealing his conviction after the Supreme Court, in a 7-1 vote, reversed th
Supreme Court Sides With Death Row Inmate, Paving The Way For Appeal
KIVI Boise / Posted 6 days ago
to appealing his conviction after the Supreme Court, in a 7-1 vote, reversed the Georgia Supreme Court's decision. Justice Clarence Thomas was the lone dissenter. This video includes clips from CBS and images from U.S. Supreme Court and Getty... Read more
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Business Insurance
Supreme Court sides with worker on constructive discharge casefired, said the court, in overturning the appellate court ruling and remanding
Supreme Court sides with worker on constructive discharge case
Business Insurance / Posted 6 days ago
fired, said the court, in overturning the appellate court ruling and remanding the case for further proceedings. Justice Clarence Thomas issued a dissenting opinion in the case, stating that the majority ruling “expands the constructive-discharge... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Supreme Court gives black death-row inmate new lifeexplanations, the misrepresentations of the record, and the persistent focus on
Supreme Court gives black death-row inmate new life
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
explanations, the misrepresentations of the record, and the persistent focus on race in the prosecution's file." Justice Clarence Thomas, the court's lone African American member, cast the lone dissent. "Foster's new evidence does not justify... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Donovan: Senate should hold Supreme Court confirmation hearinga white woman had been the victim of racial bias by prosecutors who excluded bl
Donovan: Senate should hold Supreme Court confirmation hearing
Staten Island Advance / Posted 6 days ago
a white woman had been the victim of racial bias by prosecutors who excluded black people when picking jurors. Justice Clarence Thomas, the only black member of the Supreme Court, dissented, noting that the defendant, Timothy Tyrone Foster, had... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Supreme Court sides with death row inmate in racial discrimination caseeffort to keep black prospective jurors off the jury,” Chief Justice John Rober
Supreme Court sides with death row inmate in racial discrimination case
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
effort to keep black prospective jurors off the jury,” Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in the majority opinion. Justice Clarence Thomas was the only dissenter. The 7-1 decision comes as a welcome relief to critics who say racial discrimination... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
Supreme Court throws out death sentence from all-white juryonce said that racial discrimination would persist in jury selection unless per
Supreme Court throws out death sentence from all-white jury
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 6 days ago
once said that racial discrimination would persist in jury selection unless peremptory strikes were curtailed. Justice Clarence Thomas dissented, saying he would have respected the decisions of state judges who sided with prosecutors and... Read more
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Raw Story
Clarence Thomas defends all-white jury Official portrait of Justice Clarence Thomas (Wikimedia Commons) Don't miss
Clarence Thomas defends all-white jury
Raw Story / Posted 6 days ago
Official portrait of Justice Clarence Thomas (Wikimedia Commons) Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! Justice Clarence Thomas, the U.S. Supreme Court’s lone African-American, provided the lone dissent Monday... Read more
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Slate
SCOTUS Knocks Down an Obvious Case of Racist Jury Rigging, but What About the Less Obvious Ones?that the high court had no jurisdiction to hear the case, even if he agrees the
SCOTUS Knocks Down an Obvious Case of Racist Jury Rigging, but What About the Less Obvious Ones?
Slate / Posted 6 days ago
that the high court had no jurisdiction to hear the case, even if he agrees there was a Batson violation. Justice Clarence Thomas, the court’s lone black justice, wrote a lengthy dissent, agreeing with Alito on jurisdictional grounds but... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Telltale files on race-based jury selectionthe same procedural flaw denied the Court jurisdiction to rule in the case (a d
Telltale files on race-based jury selection
SCOTUSblog / Posted 6 days ago
the same procedural flaw denied the Court jurisdiction to rule in the case (a denial of jurisdiction that only one Justice, Clarence Thomas, would have supported). But Roberts did not answer the point — made by Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr., and... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict, death sentenceonce said that racial discrimination would persist in jury selection unless per
Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict, death sentence
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 6 days ago
once said that racial discrimination would persist in jury selection unless peremptory strikes were curtailed. Justice Clarence Thomas dissented, saying he would have respected the decisions of state judges who sided with prosecutors and... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict, death sentenceonce said that racial discrimination would persist in jury selection unless per
Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict, death sentence
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 6 days ago
once said that racial discrimination would persist in jury selection unless peremptory strikes were curtailed. Justice Clarence Thomas dissented, saying he would have respected the decisions of state judges who sided with prosecutors and... Read more
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