Recently, when a draft copy of an upcoming Supreme Court decision made its way to an online publication, shock waves were sent through Washington. For the first time in history, such a thing happened, and according to all known sources, the integrity of the court itself was in the cross-hairs.
People who watch the Supreme Court tell us that Senior Justice Clarence Thomas rarely speaks. In fact, for ten years – YEARS – before Justice Antonin Scalia was assassinated, Clarence Thomas sat in oral arguments before the court in complete silence. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of the United States