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Is Anybody There?
Michael Caine stars as a magician who's come to live in a retirement home when his mental faculties start to fail.
"...to pasture at a Yorkshire retirement home. The Dylan Thomas quotation is entirely appropriate, although not perhaps in the..."

May 1, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Alito Busts a Moderate Move
In his first decision as the Supreme Court's newest associate justice, Samuel Alito split with the court's most conservative members, voting to uphold a stay of execution for a condemned Missouri inmate
"...Justice John G. Roberts and Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas voted to lift the stay.)..."

Feb. 10, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Court Reporter
At the Supreme Court Wednesday, it was all about Texas and the future
"...looks like this: Roberts (replacing William Rehnquist), Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, and Sam Alito (replacing Sandra Day O'Connor) likely..."

March 3, 2006 News Feature by Michael King

One More Time for Miller-El
The Supreme Court once again hears death-row inmate's case
"...Court heard the appeal of Texas death row inmate Thomas Miller-El, who was convicted of the 1985 murder of..."

Dec. 10, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: The Supremes Bail Out
Court ruling lets Voting Rights Act live for another day
"...so the constitutional question does not clearly arise. (Only Clarence Thomas objected, and his dissent argues strenuously that Section..."

June 26, 2009 News Column by Michael King

The Hightower Report
Enlist the rich; and Supremes clear the way for government to turn your property over to companies that'll pay more in taxes
"...is happening to me: I find myself agreeing with Clarence Thomas!..."

July 22, 2005 News Column by Jim Hightower

Supremes Stand for Individual Rights
Two new opinions from the high court check state powers
"...Justice Clarence Thomas dissented from the majority, ruling that he would..."

June 26, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Q&A: Gloria Steinem
Activist icon is the 2016 Liz Carpenter Series Lecturer on Wednesday
"...horse was lost.” [It deals with Anita Hill challenging Clarence Thomas as a member of his staff.] He was..."

Sept. 12, 2016 Arts Post by Jessi Cape

Point Austin: Race Does Matter
Sotomayor on the willfulness of judicial 'colorblindness'
"...of the debate." (By contrast, in his concurrence with Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia just sneers at Sotomayor's notion that..."

May 2, 2014 News Column by Michael King

The Punk Singer
Kathleen Hanna, the ultra-charismatic co-founder of the third-wave feminist riot grrrl movement and full-on DIY icon is the subject of this documentary.
"...bid for the Equal Rights Amendment, Anita Hill vs. Clarence Thomas, and so on – while explaining and examining..."

Dec. 6, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Supremes: What'd We Say?
High court spikes yet another Texas death-row verdict
"...year. In a one-sentence dissent, Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas disagreed with the court on Smith, writing that..."

Nov. 19, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Cruel and Unusual
The Supreme Court decides the death houses can do without a few more victims
"...job easier. Scalia and his fellows William Rehnquist and Clarence Thomas have repeatedly shown little hesitation to expand the..."

June 28, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
280 law professors, including some 13 at UT Law, sign a petition protesting the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to halt the recounting of votes in Florida.
"...He also argued that with the exception of Scalia, Clarence Thomas, and William Rehnquist, the current justices have been..."

Dec. 22, 2000 News Feature by Michael King

Scott Panetti: Sane Enough to Execute?
Supremes' June 28 ruling in case of Texas death row inmate Scott Panetti concludes that law requires condemned inmates have some 'rational understanding' of why they're being executed in order to satisfy Eighth Amendment's ban on cruel and unusual punishment
"...That is irrelevant, says Clarence Thomas, writing for the conservative, four-justice dissent. The state..."

July 13, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: The Machinery of Death
Supreme Court quibbles about drugs and avoids the larger ethical issue
"...by Chief Justice Roberts and Justices Kennedy, Scalia, and Thomas) that if the condemned object to midazolam, they should..."

July 10, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Revenge of the Cyborgs
Speech may be free, but justice costs real money
"...original constitutional principle. Antonin Scalia (joined by Alito and Clarence Thomas) weighs in to claim that the founders did..."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Column by Michael King

God on the Bench
Some Judges Look to a Higher Authority
"...court's religious makeup this summer when his ideological soulmate, Clarence Thomas, returned to the Catholic Church after a 28-year..."

Dec. 27, 1996 News Feature by Bob Elder

Reefer Roundup: 7/4/11
Your patriotic drug news roundup
"...Now, if the Congress would only give the bill..."

July 4, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: Supreme Confusion
The Supreme Court ratifies the Texas GOP majority with a shrug
"...enough of their more open-minded colleagues (Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas, and most likely Samuel Alito, inevitably excepted) that..."

July 7, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Supremes Back Miller-El
"...U.S. Supreme Court voted to grant Texas death-row inmate Thomas Miller-El the right to appeal his complaint of race-based..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Death Watch: The Constitutionality of Intent
What if the people you killed were not who you hoped to kill?
"...intended to kill multiple people. Seeing all this, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote in SCOTUS's first opinion that because a..."

April 20, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

SCOTUS: Affirmative Action OK at UT
Justices rule 4-3 on using race in college admissions
"...against her, and the conservative rump of Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, and Chief Justice John Roberts dissenting (Elena Kagan..."

June 23, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

US Supremes Speak on UT, No Word on Voting Rights
Admissions policy goes back to court, but DOMA, section 5 still out
"...Justice John Roberts, plus Justices Anthony Kennedy, Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito, and Sonia Sotomayor) sent..."

June 24, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

SCOTUS Overturns Most of Arizona Immigration Law
Court also outlaws life-without-parole for juveniles
"...Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor. Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito filed opinions concurring in part..."

June 25, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Reefer Madness
Apparently, the mere mention of drugs justifies suppressing student speech
"...five-justice majority opinion (he was joined by Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, and Samuel Alito), the "best Frederick..."

July 6, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

Naked City
The court also upholds laws requiring you to give your name to police
"...the high court, in an opinion written by Justice Clarence Thomas, agreed that challenges to an HMO's administration decision-making..."

June 25, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Headlines
"...Supreme Court ruled in favor of Texas death-row inmate Thomas Miller-El, who alleges racial bias in jury selection at..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Surreal Science
Looking at three books -- Plague Time, Cancer: The Evolutionary Legacy, and The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine, Roger Gathman observes that for every advance in technology, nature counterbalances with new opportunities for disease.
"...victimage that we expect from an after-dinner speech by Clarence Thomas, not from a tenured scientist. It simply isn't..."

March 2, 2001 Books Feature by Roger Gathman

Naked City
S.O.S vows to fight Stratus deal on Edwards Aquifer land, TARAL supports pro-choice candidates and raises money.
"...Bush has said his models are Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas. Are they yours?" Two hours after Carpenter referred..."

Oct. 6, 2000 News Feature by Louis Dubose

Fear of a Black Network
"...a Florida sportscaster made a flip, boneheaded comment about Thomas Jefferson's slaves playing basketball, Fuzzy Zoeller rambled on about..."

July 4, 1997 Screens Column by Christopher Gray

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