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Saturday, May 14, 2022

“Too Much Church in the State”: Columnist Maureen Dowd will have this op-ed in Sunday’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 5:11 PM by Howard Bashman

“Primaries spotlight coming battles over state supreme courts”: Andrew DeMillo and Gary D. Robertson of The Associated Press have this report.

Posted at 5:09 PM by Howard Bashman

“The End of Roe v. Wade: For a constitutional scholar and pro-choice Democrat, there are reasons to endorse the leaked draft opinion overturning the 1973 abortion decision—and to see it as vindication for a range of liberal priorities.” Law professor Akhil Reed Amar has “The Saturday Essay” in today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 1:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Thomas Says Leaked Opinion Destroyed Trust at the Supreme Court; In remarks at a conference in Dallas, he also denounced the recent protests at justices’ homes and said conservatives would not adopt such tactics”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Robert Barnes of The Washington Post reports that “Clarence Thomas says Supreme Court leak has eroded trust in institution; ‘You begin to look over your shoulder. It’s like kind of an infidelity,’ he said in speech to conservatives.”

Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal reports that “Clarence Thomas Criticizes Supreme Court Leak of Draft Opinion on Roe v. Wade; Justice tells a Dallas audience that a lack of trust at the court ‘changes the institution fundamentally.’

John Fritze of USA Today has an article headlined “Justice Thomas laments leak of draft Supreme Court abortion opinion: ‘Kind of an infidelity.’

Edward Helmore of The Guardian (UK) reports that “Clarence Thomas calls leak of supreme court abortion draft ‘tremendously bad’; Conservative US justice fears permanent damage to ‘fragile’ institution and decries protests at justices’ homes.”

Alex Woodward of The Independent (UK) reports that “Clarence Thomas says leak of opinion to overturn Roe is like an ‘infidelity’ that eroded trust in Supreme Court; Long-serving sitting justice tells right-wing think tank that opinion leak was ‘tremendously bad.’

Jessica Gresko of The Associated Press reports that “Clarence Thomas says abortion leak has changed Supreme Court.”

Shawna Mizelle and Joan Biskupic of CNN report that “Thomas says Supreme Court after leaked draft opinion is ‘not the court’ of Ginsburg’s era.”

Lawrence Richard of Fox News reports that “Clarence Thomas says ‘tremendously bad’ abortion draft leak changed the Supreme Court ‘forever’; ‘What happened at the court is tremendously bad,’ Thomas said.”

Josh Gerstein of Politico reports that “Thomas blasts disclosure of draft Supreme Court opinion as ‘tremendously bad’; ‘That trust … is gone forever,’ high court’s longest-serving sitting justice declares.”

Caroline Vakil of The Hill reports that “Clarence Thomas says Roe draft leak has changed court, eroded trust.”

Mary Papenfuss of HuffPost reports that “Suspicious Clarence Thomas Complains He’s ‘Looking Over’ His Shoulder Since Leak; Thomas called the leak ‘tremendously bad’ for the court and ‘kind of an infidelity.’

You can view the video of Justice Clarence Thomas’s remarks last night in Dallas on Vimeo via this link.

Posted at 1:14 PM by Howard Bashman