Clarence Thomas is an American judge, lawyer, and government official who currently serves as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He is currently the most senior associate justice on the Court following the retirement of Anthony Kennedy. Thomas succeeded Thurgood Marshall and is the second African American to serve on the Court. Among the current members of the Court he is the longest-serving justice, with a tenure of 28 years, 8 days as of October 31, 2019.
Battle over the Supreme Court Correspondent Martha Teichner looks back at Anita Hill's testimony during the confirmation hearing of Clarence Thomas, and talks with NPR's Nina Totenberg and historian.. CBS News - Published
"I did what my conscience told me I had to do, and you cannot fail when you do that." That's what Anita Hill tells Ed Bradley regarding her testimony before a Senate committee, in which she accused.. CBS News - Published
Highlights of this day in history: Congress OK's U.S. military force against Iraq; Former President Jimmy Carter wins Nobel Peace Prize; Anita Hill accuses Supreme Court pick Clarence Thomas; Second.. USATODAY.com - Published
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday debated the insanity defense in criminal prosecutions and delivered a potential setback to gun control advocates as it opened its new term on Monday with a flurry of.. Reuters - Published
Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano joins Major Garrett to talk about Joe Biden’s handling of Clarence Thomas's confirmation hearings, immigration and more on this week’s edition of.. CBS News - Published
Justice Clarence Thomas on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to feel less bound to upholding precedent, advancing a view that if adopted by enough of his fellow justices could result in more past.. Reuters - Published