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Supreme Court to Hear Texas Abortion Case This Week
HB 2 oral arguments start Wednesday
"...to reaffirm abortion rights and conservative-leaning Justices Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, and Chief Justice John Roberts slated to side..."

March 1, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Texas Republicans, Defiant as Always
Why the GOP isn't listening to you: They don't have to
"...lard the court with firebrands like Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas. Yet this is still generally a 5-4, occasionally..."

July 5, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Marriage for Everyone
Travis County "overjoyed" to comply with Supreme Court decision
"...Justice John Roberts dissented, along with other conservative-leaning Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, and Antonin Scalia, who, in a..."

July 3, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Point Austin: Happy Fourth!
Feel good about America, but not too good
"...and it's the dissenters (inevitably Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas) who should but won't be embarrassed by their..."

July 3, 2015 News Column by Michael King

SCOTUS Blocks HB 2 – For Now
U.S. Supreme Court halts Texas abortion law in 5-4 stay
"...next term. Chief Justice John Roberts, Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, and Samuel Alito would have denied the application,..."

July 3, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Travis County Celebrates Marriage Equality
Clerk issues 313 marriage licenses by close of business
"...Justice John Roberts dissented, along with other conservative-leaning Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, and Antonin Scalia, who, in a..."

June 26, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Bleak Day at SCOTUS for Women, Unions
Hobby Lobby ruling hits reproductive rights, Illinois wings labor
"...John Roberts and Associate Justices Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, as usual, brought their majority..."

June 30, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Supremes Sustain HB 2, 5-4
Abortion providers wait while SCOTUS contemplate a stay
"...a short opinion, Justice Antonin Scalia, joined by Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, declined to oblige, allowing the..."

Nov. 22, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

BREAKING: U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Intervene in HB 2 Lawsuit
Law remains in effect at least until appeal is decided
"...a short opinion, Justice Antonin Scalia, joined by Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, declined to oblige, allowing the..."

Nov. 19, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

The AggreGAYtor: October 31
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...Katy Perry is awarded for bad behavior, Clarence Thomas has a coffee klatch, and Mark Regnerus reveals..."

Oct. 31, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Remembering Nora Ephron
Comfort and a clear-eyed, ever-witty lens on the lovelorn
"...writes: "Among the 'won’t miss' items are dry skin, Clarence Thomas, the sound of the vacuum cleaner, and panels..."

June 27, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

SCOTUS: Back to the Redistricting Drawing Board
State, local politicians respond to latest shifts on the maps
"...The one digression in the ruling was from Justice Clarence Thomas, who took the opportunity to argue that Section..."

Jan. 20, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Beetles, Scientology, questions, stars, and soft drinks
"...Justice Clarence Thomas hasn't asked a question – or even uttered..."

Feb. 25, 2011 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

Possession Not a Passport to Deportation
Supremes rule that deportation isn't automatic
"...writing for seven judges and Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas concurring in judgment), the court halted the deportation..."

June 15, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Antonin Scalia, David Souter, and Clarence Thomas joining John Paul Stevens' opinion – agreed that..."

May 1, 2009 News Feature

Rehabbing the Fourth Amendment
Supremes draw a line on warrantless searches
"...Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Antonin Scalia, David Souter and Clarence Thomas joining John Paul Stevens' opinion -- agreed that..."

April 21, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: MUD Rising
Canyon Creek voting-rights lawsuit goes to the Supremes
"...Solicitor General Gregory Cole­man (and former clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas) generously put himself and his Aus­tin firm of..."

Jan. 16, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Against Affirmative Action, in Favor of Government Aid
"...Dear Editor, Today, Clarence Thomas stated affirmative action is unconstitutional. I totally agree...."

Sept. 23, 2008 Postmarks

Beyond City Limits
"...counsel," wrote Justice David Souter for the majority. Justice Clarence Thomas was the lone dissent. In 2004, the Texas..."

June 27, 2008 News Feature

Growth Hormones Are an Important Topic
"...of Searle Pharmaceuticals, owned by Monsanto. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas – Monsanto in-house lawyer. Former Attorney General John..."

March 7, 2008 Postmarks

Point Austin: MUD in Your Eye
Northwest Austin suburb chal­lenges the Voting Rights Act
"...the Texas solicitor general (and former clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas), along with Edward Blum of the American Enterprise..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Ninth Circuit Rules Against Raich
"...William Rehnquist, retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and Justice Clarence Thomas dissented from the majority opinion, which rather shockingly..."

March 23, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Common Law
Sexual harassment at work - what is it?
"...ever since Anita Hill asserted sexual harassment claims against Clarence Thomas in 1991. Despite increased awareness, many people are..."

Dec. 8, 2006 Column by Luke Ellis

Weed Watch
Limbaugh gets caught with illegal Viagra; and U.S. Supreme Court rules that police violation of knock-and-announce rule isn't grounds for suppression of evidence seized
"...majority opinion, Justice Antonin Scalia (joined by John Roberts, Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, and Samuel Alito) wrote that while..."

July 14, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Supremes Navigate Water Law
What is a navigable waterway? Court's latest weighing of limits of Clean Water Act portends future of additional regulatory battles and likely talk of amending the act
"...fractured ruling. Scalia (joined by Chief Justice John Roberts, Clarence Thomas, and newbie Samuel Alito) argued that the idea..."

June 30, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: Supremes v. Texas
The future of U.S. politics may become, "Vote for Show, Map for Dough"
"...partisan" redistricting. Another four votes – Roberts, Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, and (widely presumed) Samuel Alito – seem solid..."

March 10, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Take That!: Supremes Allow Takings for Development
Effect on notable local cases still uncertain
"...Rehnquist and justices Sandra Day O'Connor, Antonin Scalia, and Clarence Thomas, each typically supportive of states' rights – strongly..."

July 1, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

No More Juvie Executions
The Supreme Court's ban on executing kids has repercussions all the way back to Austin
"...drew a scathing dissent from Scalia – joined by Clarence Thomas and Chief Justice William Rehnquist – who wrote..."

March 11, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Concerned Over Lack of Organized Hispanic Opposition to Nomination
"...to the nomination and subsequent confirmation of black arch-conservative Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court 14 years ago, the..."

Jan. 28, 2005 Postmarks

Weed Watch
Supreme Court tosses out mandatory sentencing ... sort of
"...the majority – Stevens, joined by Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, David Souter, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg – tossed..."

Jan. 21, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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