Last updated on: 6/12/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Clarence Thomas, JD Biography

Title:
Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Oct. 2006

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Associate Justice, US Supreme Court, 1991-present
  • Blue Key Service Award, University of Georgia Blue Key National Honor Society, 2006
  • Francis Boyer Award, American Enterprise Institute, 2001
  • Judge, US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1990-1991
  • Chairman, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1982-1990
  • Assistant Secretary of Education for the Office of Civil Rights, US Department of Education, 1981-1982
  • Legislative Assistant, Senator John Danforth (R-MO), 1979-1981
  • Attorney, Monsanto Company, 1977-1979
  • Assistant Attorney General, Missouri, 1974-1977
  • Statesmanship Award, Claremont Institute
Education:
  • JD, Yale University Law School, 1974
  • AB, cum laude, Holy Cross College
  • Attended Conception Seminary College, 1967-1968
Other:

Select Cases involving ACLU which Justice Thomas wrote the majority opinion:

  • BOE of Pottawatomie County v. Earls
  • Mitchell v. Helms
  • Young v. Harper
  • Robinson v. Shell Oil
Quoted in:
  1. Is Desegregation in Public Schools Still Necessary to Achieve Racial Equality?
  2. Is the Voting Rights Act Still Necessary?