Justice Thomas Asks First Question in 3 Years During Oral Arguments - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Mar 21, 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas surprised courtroom observers when he asked a question during oral arguments yesterday in a case alleging repeated prosecutor bias in jury selection, The ABA Journal reports. Thomas asked about the race of jurors eliminated by the defense in the case. Thomas last asked questions in February 2016 in a gun rights case. In that case, he ended up writing a dissent that claimed that the majority was relegating the Second Amendment to a second-class right.