Election 2016

Did Justice Thomas Really Dissent on This Decision?

esquire.comBefore we go on, it’s important to remember that Justice Clarence Thomas was appointed to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Thurgood Marshall, the legal titan who first brought down separate-but-equal and who drove a stake through the heart of Plessy v. Ferguson. Keep that in mind as we go on through the news that the Supreme Court Monday, by a 7-1 vote, Mr. Justice Thomas dissenting, ordered that a man named Timothy Foster, currently residing on death row in Georgia, be given a new trial, as explained by Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal.

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