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Judge Clarence Thomasis facing an attack from the liberal faction, including a recent petition from the George Washington University faculty to dismiss him. Is more influential than ever, a judge expert told Fox News. ..
"The left has been after Clarence Thomas since December 1980, just as he was about to join the Reagan administration, and they hate him. "Mark Paoletta told Fox News Digital. Paoletta is confirming George H.W. Thomas The Bush administration helped hire him for work.
"They tried to destroy him. They tried to alienate him," Paoletta said. "And thirty years later, he's not just standing strong. His influence is at the top."
Conservatives, especiallyOccasionally a centrist from Judge John Roberts Dissatisfied with the political ruling,praised Thomas as the cornerstone of the conservatives of the court this term.
Judge Clarence Thomas "is at the zenith "About his power, ally Mark Paoletta told Fox News Digital. (Drew Angerer / Getty Images)
George Washington University rejected the call to fire Clarence Thomas over the abolition ruling
His most important written opinion was the majority in the New York gun case last month. It was an opinion and was seen as a major victory for supporters of Article 2 of the Constitutional Amendment, but perhaps his biggest victory was the Dobbs vs. Jackson Women's Health Organization, where the Supreme Court overturned the Law vs. Wade case.
Thomas had asked the court to do it for decades, Paoletta said.
"He didn't write it. But the court was strongly influenced by Judge Thomas, in my opinion, the courage he showed in his law, by the majority of the current kind, "Paoletta said. .. "Judge Thomas has been writing about overthrowing Law for thirty years."
In particular, Thomas was the highest-ranking justice in themajority of the Dobbs case.Judge John Roberts wrote a consensus that he upheld the Mississippi law underlying the proceedings, but did not overturn Law as a whole. That is, Thomas assigned the majority opinion to Arito.
Deputy Judge Samuel Alito in the group photo Sitting in the Supreme Court of Washington, April 23, 2021. (Erin Shaf / AP, Pool, New York Times via File)
"On so many topics, he regularly A lonely opponent, or only Judge Scalia, is now the leader of the majority of judges who share a commitment to originalism and the rule of law, "said Carrie Severino of the Judicial Crisis Network. The president told Fox News Digital. Severino was a Thomas clerk.
In the Brune case, where Hillary Clinton blows up Clarence Thomas like anger, he wrote a majority opinion clarifying Article 2 of the Constitutional Amendment. " Added. "Finally, the court finally admitted that the First Amendment protects the right to anonymous speech, which Thomas was previously the only voice to defend."
Thomas' influence grew as the liberals continued to intensify their attacks on him. Justice has been severely criticized for his wife Virginia being close to an ally of former President Donald Trump, who was trying to overturn the 2020 presidential election on the basis of false allegations of being stolen.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the judge Clarence Thomas as an angry "dissatisfied person" who accused him of. (Cindy Ord / Getty Images)
He was also tough from former law school classmate Hillary Clinton, who called him an angry "person." In words, I saw a protest outside his house. "Dissatisfied", and more recently, efforts to remove him from the teaching profession at Golden Week.
A group of students was dismissed not only because Thomas supported the overthrow of Law, but also becausewrote a consensuson other cases based on the same legal theory. I circulated the petition requesting. , Including homosexual rights, need to be revisited.
The university refused to remove Thomas from the class. "It's one of the most popular courses in Golden Week, which means we have a waiting list to attend," says Paoletta.
"This term represents a great influence on Thomas justice ..." Paoletta said. "Everything is bearing fruit as the court agrees with him this quarter."
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On the other hand, Democrats use the termas a conservative majority in court. Use to improperly push the agenda of the party.
"The term raises the question of whether the Republican super-majority will use any restraint in the implementation of its radical agenda," said Brian Fallon, a liberal group. Demand Justice's Executive Director said: And many other important issues. "
" One thing that has become unstable is not only the Roe v. Wade case, but essentially the exorbitant behavior of the US Supreme Court against the challenge of rights. "Privacy".President Biden said Thursday.
Fox News' David Rutz and Bailee Hill contributed to this report.