Law Forum : Justice Clarence Thomas speaks for 1st time in 7 years during aural arguments

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas did something at a Supreme Court argument Monday for the first time in nearly seven years — he spoke.
    But what Thomas said is not clear, other than he appears to have joked about Ivy League lawyers.
    The argument transcript only records a few words. It quotes Thomas as saying, “Well, he did not…” Several justices laughed in response.
    Louisiana lawyer Carla Sigler replied: “I would refute that, Justice Thomas.”
    Two lawyers in the courtroom said Thomas was joking about Ivy League law school graduates, although one said it was at the expense of Thomas’ alma mater, Yale, and the other said rival Harvard was the butt of the joke.


    Thomas hasn’t asked a question in court since February 22, 2006.

    http://thegrio.com/2013/01/14/justice-clarence-thomas-speaks-for-1st-time-in-7-years/
     
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    Clarence has to be the biggest disappointment ever to be a black man in a strategic position, smh... This is absolutely ridiculous and shameful.

     
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    i cannot stand him, and he was better keeping his mouth shut like he has been doing.
     
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    From what I heard, Clarence Thomas has long, long been a race traitor. It's upon us to identify decent judges and fight for them come time that the Supreme Court has its vacancies. But it would be a good fight.
     
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    This is exactly why Bush I choose him. It was a direct "Im gonna fix you *******, HA HA in your face" to Thurgood Marshall, the exact opposite of this Clarence Thomas man of Negro extraction...
     
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    In the Spirit of Sankofa,



    ... Well said ABSiblings, well said indeed.


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    does anyone have any examples of rulings Thomas has made that justifies the disdain that so many of you seem to have?

    What has he actually done that justifies the disdain?
     
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    vote conservative….
     
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