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    Sitting Supreme Court Justice, Clarence Thomas, spiked political and social debates during his confirmation hearings in the 1990s. Justice Thomas is a conservative judge appointed by former President George H.W. Bush. (Anita Hill vs. Clarence Thomas: The Backstory) Prior to his judicial appointment, Clarence Thomas was the head of U.S. Department of Education 's Office of Civil Rights in Washington and the Equal Employment Opportunities Committee, where Anita Hill worked as his subordinate. (Anita Hill vs. Clarence Thomas: The Backstory) Around the time of his confirmation hearings, Anita Hill accused Thomas of sexually harassing her at the workplace. (Anita Hill Accuses Clarence Thomas) She claims that he made inappropriate sexual comments and showed her pornographic videos after…

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    Honesty In Sports

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    universities, these universities are acknowledging that these minorities need an advantage to enter into a university. Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas has even said “that affirmative action amounts to racial discrimination and is every bit as wrong as segregation or slavery.” Clarence Thomas then went on to illustrate how the stigma of affirmative action led to him having problems finding a job as a lawyer after attending Yale Law School! Minorities who are helped by affirmative action…

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    Anita Hill Research Paper

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    the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. She was born Anita Faye Hill on July 30, 1956, in Morris, OK; daughter of Albert and Irma Hill. Education: Oklahoma State University, BS, 1977; Yale University School of Law, LLD, 1980 and excelled in her studies, gaining admission to the Yale Law School. After brief employment in a private practice, Hill accepted a position working for Clarence Thomas at the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights and later the…

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    observations 1.I observed that in 1991 Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American to be appointed to the United States Supreme Court, decided to retire. 2. I observed that Thurgood Marshall while, and before he was in the Supreme Court Marshall was a leader who fought for Civil Rights. 3.I observed that Thurgood Marshall, was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1967, by President Lyndon Johnson. 4.I observed that Marshall lead the NACCP's in the segregation case Brown vs. the Board of…

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    Future Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was born on June 23, 1948. He grew up in the small African-American community of Pin Point, Georgia, with his older sister Emma Mae and younger brother Myers Lee. His father disappeared early on in his life, and the family divided even further when he was 9 years old. Clarence Thomas has been a judge for 25 years, and during that time he was quoted as saying, “Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.” This quote relates to Thomas…

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    THE SCHOOL DESEGREGATION CASE In May, 1896 the Supreme Court delivered its opinion “Separate is equal” in Plessy v.Ferguson case which meant that separate but equal facilities between Color and White citizens was constitutional; therefore, segregation in school was legal as long as the Black and White students received the same education. This law was upheld for fifty eight years later until May 14, 1954 when the Supreme Court drove to its decision on Brown v. Broad of Education of Topeka…

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    The Anita Hill vs. Clarence Thomas case has been labeled as one of the most controversial cases in history. Clarence Thomas was a 43 year old judge who had just been nominated to the Supreme Court in 1991. Soon after he was nominated, Anita Hill accused him of sexual assault in the workplace during the time that they worked together at the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission. As controversial as this case may have been it only hindered Clarence Thomas’ way up to the Supreme Court. The case…

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    Monsanto Bias

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    Food Inc. suggests that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas influenced the decision on the Pioneer Hi-Bred International v. J.E.M Ag Supply case, and that he was biased because he was a former employee of Monsanto. Once again, further investigation on this situation shows that this relationship not one worth considering when bashing the government and Monsanto. Justice Thomas did work for Monsanto, in the 1970s, when the company was not a seed business and had nothing to do with biotechnology.…

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    The issue of equality based on race has given people a plagued view of America since its existence, and this issue of race does not stop when it comes to college admission. In 2003, a case known as Grutter v. Bollinger came in front of the Supreme Court and challenged the constitutional protection or lack of on an affirmative action plan adopted by an university. Grutter deals with the role the state plays in including a minority group into a larger part of the schools student body for…

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    The Right Court but the Wrong Appeal Pay No Attention to the Men Behind the Curtain: The Supreme Court, Popular Culture, and the Countermajoritarian Problem is an article written by Adam Burton. His article depicts how the American people view the Supreme Court through pop culture, and how this relationship affects the public’s confidence in Judiciary Review. The article also demonstrates how the increased exposure of the Justices personal lives through highly televised confirmation hearings…

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