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Bob Franken: A lesson from the violence

...who viciously resisted any change.Similarly, the bizarre nomination hearings for aspiring Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas put an unavoidable spotlight on sexual harassment, and that led to significant improvements in the workplace. Again...
Opinion filled.Justice Antonin Scalia, writing for himself, Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas, said he would have upheld the reasoning of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit."The only remaining...

...that court clearly and demonstrably erred," Scalia said in an opinion that was joined by Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas.Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy did not write separately or join any opinion Tuesday, but...
High court upholds key part of Obama health law

...and Sonia Sotomayor, joined Roberts in the outcome. Justices Samuel Alito, Anthony Kennedy, Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas dissented. Kennedy summarized the dissent in court. "In our view, the act before us is invalid in its entirety...
Obama: Nation stronger, GOP should back his plans

...most conservative Supreme Court justices skipped Obama's speech. Six of the nine attended. Missing were Justices Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito.Jobs and growth dominated Obama's address. Many elements of his economic blueprint...
High school scholars shipping off to college

...Brokaw and Starbucks owner Howard Schultz. Though he relished the opportunity to meet with people like Chief Justice Clarence Thomas, Jacob said meeting such giants in the world of entertainment, politics and business didn?t phase him, and that...
'Bong Hits' tests free speech

...with the fact he and fellow students have a lesser right to speak freely at school, a sentiment echoed by Justice Clarence Thomas' opinion that students have no civil rights al all. Gross said that school district policies can be too extreme...

Opens Friday, Mar 21, 2014 Synopsis: This documentary from award-winning filmmaker Frieda Lee Mock examines the legacy of Anita Hill more than 20 years after her attempt to report Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas for sexual harassment. The story made headlines and history when Hill, in 1991, sat before the Senate Judiciary Committee and gave her testimony in regards to being subjected to lewd behavior by her superior, and continues to influence sexual dynamics and gender politics in the modern workplace. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi Cast: Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review



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