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The Supreme Court guards its privacy. Too bad it doesn't care about yours and mine

Thurgood Marshall and Sam Alito Photo illustration by Salon/Getty Images To use Justice Samuel Alito's criteria in his recently-leaked draft opinion overruling Roe v. Wade, where is it written in the Constitution that practically everything that happens at the Supreme Court is secret? The answer, my worthies, is that it is nowhere to be found in the Constitution.

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The Supreme Court guards its privacy. Too bad it doesn't care about yours and mine

CNN's White House reporter invokes 'old Confederacy' to slam GOP senators voting against Judge Jackson

CNN's White House reporter John Harwood compared Republican senators who voted against the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Confederacy. On Thursday, Jackson was confirmed into the Supreme Court by a 53-47 vote. Every Democrat senator voted in favor of confirming Jackson along with Republican Sens.

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CNN's White House reporter invokes 'old Confederacy' to slam GOP senators voting against Judge Jackson

US Senate poised to confirm Jackson to Supreme Court

The Senate is expected to confirm Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on Thursday, securing her place as the first black woman on the high court. Three Republican senators have said they will support Judge Jackson, who would replace Justice Stephen Breyer when he retires this summer.

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US Senate poised to confirm Jackson to Supreme Court

Senate set to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson for upcoming Supreme Court vacancy

The Senate is expected to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson on Thursday as the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court, the end of a historic nomination process streaked with acrimony even for a justice who will not alter the court’s current conservative tilt. Jackson, who appears set to receive bipartisan support, will also be the first former public defender to sit on the court.

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Senate set to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson for upcoming Supreme Court vacancy

Quinnipiac poll: 52% of Americans say Justice Clarence Thomas should recuse himself from 2020 election cases

Fifty-two percent of Americans say Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas should recuse himself from cases related to the 2020 election in the wake of recently revealed texts Thomas' wife, Ginni, had sent about the efforts to overturn the election, according to a Quinnipiac poll released on Wednesday.

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Quinnipiac poll: 52% of Americans say Justice Clarence Thomas should recuse himself from 2020 election cases

Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be honoured with US navy ship named after her

The late supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is to be honoured by having a US navy ship named after her. The yet-to-be-built USNS Ruth Bader Ginsburg fuel tanker will join a fleet of John Lewis-class “replenishment oilers” named for historical figures in US movements for human and civil rights.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be honoured with US navy ship named after her

What do Ginni Thomas' texts mean for Justice Clarence Thomas? At the Supreme Court, it's up to him.

New revelations of efforts by conservative activist Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, to reverse the 2020 election results cast harsh light on the justices' opaque process for dealing with conflicts of interest and their lack of a formal code of conduct. Chief Justice John Roberts has adopted a posture of "trust us" through the years, although other justices have suggested an internal debate has occurred over whether the court should be covered by a formal code of ethics.

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What do Ginni Thomas' texts mean for Justice Clarence Thomas? At the Supreme Court, it's up to him.

Focus on race and crime in Jackson’s hearing recalls Thurgood Marshall's — 55 years ago

American jurist, lawyer, associate justice Thurgood Marshall (1908 - 1993), who had been recently appointed Solicitor General by President Lyndon Johnson, sits behind his desk in his office at the Federal Courthouse, Washington, DC. He later became the first black Supreme Court Justice.

msn.com ,  2 months ago 2
Focus on race and crime in Jackson’s hearing recalls Thurgood Marshall's — 55 years ago

Social Media Users Want to Know: Where Is Clarence Thomas?

The internet is abuzz with questions about the status and whereabouts of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas after the Court's current longest-serving justice was hospitalized days ago for flu-like symptoms. The nation's highest court hasn't provided any updates since issuing a press release Sunday that Thomas had been hospitalized.

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Social Media Users Want to Know: Where Is Clarence Thomas?

Social Media Users Want to Know: Where Is Clarence Thomas?

The internet is abuzz with questions about the status and whereabouts of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas after the Court's current longest-serving justice was hospitalized days ago for flu-like symptoms. The nation's highest court hasn't provided any updates since issuing a press release Sunday that Thomas had been hospitalized.

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Social Media Users Want to Know: Where Is Clarence Thomas?

Juan Williams: GOP plays the race card on Ketanji Brown Jackson

Can you say you are confident that Ketanji Brown Jackson is about to join the Supreme Court? If the past is prologue, Jackson is in for some very rough treatment, if not rejection. Only three people who are not white have been confirmed by the Senate to serve on the nation's highest court.

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Juan Williams: GOP plays the race card on Ketanji Brown Jackson

Ginni Thomas acknowledges she attended January 6 rally but played no role in planning it

Conservative activist Virginia "Ginni" Thomas said in an interview published Monday that although she attended a rally on January 6, 2021, she "played no role" in planning the events that day and that she doesn't involve her husband, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, in the political work she does pushing conservative causes.

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Ginni Thomas acknowledges she attended January 6 rally but played no role in planning it

LGBT+ groups react as Ketanji Brown Jackson becomes first Black woman nominated to Supreme Court

President Joe Biden has nominated judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, who would be the first Black woman to sit on the bench. Jackson, 51, has been nominated to succeed justice Stephen Breyer, who announced his retirement last month. Breyer, 83, is the most senior member of the Supreme Court’s liberal justices following the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 2020.

pinknews.co.uk ,  2 months ago 0
LGBT+ groups react as Ketanji Brown Jackson becomes first Black woman nominated to Supreme Court

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's Supreme Court nomination could push corporate America into a new age of diversity

President Joe Biden nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for the Supreme Court. Jackson would be the first Black woman selected to serve on the Supreme Court if confirmed. Corporate diversity consultants said that could prompt CEOs to make similar moves. It's no secret that prestigious and powerful roles like a Supreme Court justice or a Fortune 500 CEO have historically been occupied by white men.

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Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's Supreme Court nomination could push corporate America into a new age of diversity

Historic court pick brings rare criminal defense experience

WASHINGTON (AP) — The judge President Joe Biden has chosen to fulfill his historic pledge to name the first Black woman to the Supreme Court would also bring rare experience of defending poor people charged with crimes. While Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson shares the elite educational background of current justices, she would be the first justice since Thurgood Marshall, the legendary civil rights lawyer who was the first Black person on the court, with significant criminal defense work on her resume.

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Historic court pick brings rare criminal defense experience

The troubling role of Clarence Thomas' wife in Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election

Associate Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas sits with his wife and conservative activist Virginia Thomas while he waits to speak at the Heritage Foundation on October 21, 2021 in Washington, DC. Clarence Thomas has now served on the Supreme Court for 30 years. He was nominated by former President George H. W. Bush in 1991 and is the second African-American to serve on the high court, following Justice Thurgood Marshall.

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The troubling role of Clarence Thomas' wife in Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election

Who was the first African American Supreme Court justice?

Thurgood Marshall was the first African American Supreme Court Justice. He made history in American politics. Who was Thurgood Marshall? Thurgood Marshall is a former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. Marshall was the first African American justice to be appointed to the US Supreme Court.

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Who was the first African American Supreme Court justice?

5 destinations where you can learn about Black history in America

MSN has partnered with The Points Guy for our coverage of credit card products. MSN and The Points Guy may receive a commission from card issuers. Editor’s note: This post has been updated. Oftentimes when we are taught about Black history, it’s either whitewashed or repeatedly uplifts prominent figures such as Rosa Parks, Thurgood Marshall, Ella Fitzgerald and Jackie Robinson.

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5 destinations where you can learn about Black history in America