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Clarence Thomas (Supreme Court Library)

Paul J. Deegan

Clarence Thomas (Supreme Court Library)

by Paul J. Deegan

  • 25 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Abdo Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Social Science - Politics & Government,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12,
  • 1948-,
  • African Americans,
  • Biography,
  • Judges,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Thomas, Clarence,,
  • United States,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12129536M
    ISBN 101562390880
    ISBN 109781562390884

    In his provocative new book, The Enigma of Clarence Thomas, Corey Robin, a political scientist at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center at the City University of New York, seeks to answer this Author: Michael O’Donnell.   Clarence Thomas thinks that was just fine. That’s the message of an astonishing decision handed down by the Supreme Court on Friday. The facts of the case, known as Flowers v.

    Thomas Abt’s book Bleeding Out () has garnered a fair amount of attention for its proposals to deal with gun violence in mainly black urban neighborhoods. The entire focus of the book is on. Clarence Thomas's is 'a classic story of going from dire poverty in the segregated South to the highest court of the land, including many twists and turns.'.

    Clarence Thomas, the famously silent jurist, He told some of his personal story in a book, “My Grandfather’s Son.” Thomas wanted to go beyond the book, Pack said. Clarence Thomas is a graduate of Yale University Law School and the author of My Grandfather's Son: A Memoir. Jan Crawford Greenberg is a legal correspondent with ABC News and author of Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court.


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About the Author Clarence Thomas is Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Born in Pinpoint, Georgia, he is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and Yale Law by: Clarence Thomas and the Lost Constitution is an excellent review of history and accurate in its conclusions on race relations.

Fabulous read and a must for those who have forgotten or never known the reconstruction years post slavery's end. 14 people found this helpful/5(70).

Clarence Thomas is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, having served since Justice Thomas is the second African American to serve on the nation's highest court, after Justice Thurgood Marshall, whom he succeeded.

Thomas grew up in Georgia, and graduated from college and law school in New England/5. InClarence Thomas was born into dire poverty in Pin Point, Georgia. His father abandoned the family when Thomas was two. His mother, unable to care for two boys, brought Thomas and his.

Robin’s latest offering, The Enigma of Clarence Thomas, similarly purports to translate Clarence Thomas’s legal reasoning in an effort to “make the Clarence Thomas book justice visible.” Like the book that Author: Theodore Kupfer.

Like all the best biographies The Enigma of Clarence Thomas aims to reveal the inner workings of its subject, and Robin achieves this not by trawling. An excellent, succinct book on some of the roots of Clarence Thomas thinking.

Basically, Robins thesis is that much of Thomas approach to the constitution is driven by a black nationalism that flowered in his collegiate times and that still burns inside him despite his move rightward since then/5. This book gi ves good insight into Clarence Thomas' very rational thinking.

He seems to have been able to rise above all sorts of discrimation - racial, religious and educational. He made some excellent points regarding affirmative action and the reprecussions that I think ought to be better publicized/5(4). Clarence Thomas, (born JPinpoint, near Savannah, Georgia, U.S.), associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States fromthe second African American to serve on the court.

Appointed to replace Thurgood Marshall, the court’s first African American member, Thomas gave the court a decisive conservative cast.

InClarence Thomas was born into dire poverty in Pin Point, Georgia, a Gullah- speaking peninsula in the segregated South. His father abandoned the family when Clarence was two years old.

His mother, unable to care for two boys, brought Clarence and. “The Enigma of Clarence Thomas” builds on Robin’s previous book, “The Reactionary Mind” (), which depicted conservatism as a counterrevolutionary and protean force committed to. “Clarence had big lips, nappy hair, and he was almost literally black,” a schoolmate told Jane Mayer and Jill Abramson in their book “ Strange Justice: The Selling.

In this unauthorized biography, the most authoritative ever written about the controversial Supreme Court Justice, Andrew Peyton Thomas (no relation) explores Clarence Thomas' remarkable rise from a childhood of poverty in segregated Georgia to the nation's highest : Andrew Peyton Thomas.

"An Open Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas from a Federal Judicial Colleague" created an enormous buzz when the University of Pennsylvania Law Review published it. The Enigma of Clarence Thomas is the first book to fully tease out these strands of his thinking.

The results are fascinating.” —Bookforum “Superb A bold and original book Like all the best biographies The Enigma of Clarence Thomas aims to reveal the inner workings of its subject, More. A former gal pal of Clarence Thomas said the future Supreme Court justice was a manscaping maven with an impeccable scent during their ménage-à-trois days.

“He mostly always smelled like soap Author: Melkorka Licea. Discount prices on books by Clarence Thomas, including titles like The Oxford Book of American Essays. Click here for the lowest price. In this candid and deeply moving memoir, a quintessential American tale of hardship and grit, Clarence Thomas recounts his astonishing journey for the first time.

Product Details About the Author/5(36). Although he has a personal and professional relationship with Justice Thomas that goes back years, Mr. Magnet in his new book, “Clarence Thomas and.

The book begins as a moving evocation of a difficult childhood in the Deep South and, as Justice Thomas works his way though college and law school, takes on the outlines of an inspirational. In Boston Review, Joshua Cohen lauds The Enigma of Clarence Thomas as “a wonderful book” that is “a model of interpretive generosity.” In his determined effort to be coolly analytical and.

In his new book, The Enigma of Clarence Thomas, Corey Robin, author and professor of political science at CUNY, attempts to fill in some of the blanks. “Part of Author: Erin Vanderhoof. Directed by Michael Pack.

With Clarence Thomas, Joe Biden, Anita Hill, Ginni Thomas. A controversial figure, loved by some, reviled by others, few know much more than a few headlines and the recollections of his contentious confirmation battle with Anita Hill.

A story truly and fully, without cover-ups or distortions/