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On This Date in Legal History

In July 1991 President George H.W. Bush nominated Clarence Thomas to replace Thurgood Marshall, the first African American to serve on the United States Supreme Court.  Thomas was only 43 years old.  His confirmation hearings were contentious.  A former employee, … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

President Bush nominated Clarence Thomas to the United States Supreme Court.  On October 6, 1991, news organizations reported that a law professor, Anita Hill, claimed that Judge Thomas had formerly sexually harassed her at work. She had worked for him … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On July 2, 1991, President Bush nominated Clarence Thomas to the United States Supreme Court.  On this date in 1991, news organizations reported that a law professor, Anita Hill, claimed that Judge Thomas had formerly sexually harassed her at work. … Continue reading

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