Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination

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  • Analysis Of Anita Hill And The Sperm By Clarence Thomas

    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

    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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  • Thurgood Marshall Observation

    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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  • School Discrimination Case Essay

    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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  • Grutter V. Bollinger Case Analysis

    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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  • Monsanto Bias

    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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  • Anita Hill Vs Clarence Thomas Essay

    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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  • The Pros And Cons Of Drug Courts

    Drug courts are specialized courts, which is an alternative to criminal court, for offenders who have drug or alcohol dependency problems. When they were established in 1989, their main purpose was to help prevent overcrowding in prisons, by giving low risk drug offenders an alternative option (Fulkerson). A couple more reasons drug courts were brought into the picture were to keep court costs down and be able to provide the offenders with personalized treatment to help them overcome their drug…

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  • Government Censorship

    way of forcing censorship by proxy is a decision of the Supreme Court of Pakistan to initiate criminal prosecution of executives of an internet provider for their failure to ban cartoons of Prophet Mohammad published by a Danish Magazine “Jyllands-Posten”. (REFERENCE) In the same vein, in 2012 a Thai court convicted a forum In Thailand intermediaries can be held liable for defamatory comments moderator for his failure to censor a comment that was defamatory of royal family.⁠1 In the current…

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  • Analysis Of EEOC Vs. Federal Express

    Federal Express (1995). A courier was harassed by a customer on her route. The customer made such comments as saying she looked better without any clothes on and repeatedly asked her out on dates. She brought this issue up with her supervisor who wrote to the customer asking him to refrain from ?any future conduct that could be perceived as offensive or intimidating?. The harassment continued and the whole building, not just the tenant was taken away from her route. The courts ruled in…

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