Clarence Thomas

By: Adriana Hernandez, Meena Ravi, Jaden Phillips


  • - 2nd African American appointed to the High Court
  • - Religion: Roman Catholic
  • - Position: Associate Justice Seat: 11
  • - Education: Yale Law School
  • - Specialized in law and antitrust laws and worked in a office of the State Attorney General, John Danforth
  • - Replaced Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall
  • - Head of EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission)
  • Dealt with racism
  • In 1971, Thomas graduated ninth in his class with an English honors degree
  • - Created the Black Student Union at Holy Cross College
  • - Before his position as a justice, he had one experience as a judge. He was appointed to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals by former president George H.W. Bush

Judicial Ideology:

He was mainly conservative. His views are consistent with the general conservative beliefs.

Significant Cases:

Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey

Roe v. Wade

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