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Heh: Justice Clarence Thomas Breaks Courtroom Silence, Transcript Doesn't Understand Him

Charles SWVA Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 7:02 AM
I copied mas789's stuff several times just to help out. Obviously, TH approves of 789's postings or they would stop them.

Justice Clarence Thomas is known for his stalwart silence during Supreme Court hearings, but today, for the first time in seven years, he broke his silence -- and the transcript didn't even fully understand what he said. What's more, it appears he made a joke, but the official record doesn't contain the full sentence. The New York Times reports on the humorous moment in court, and the recordkeeping mix-up:

The justices were considering the qualifications of a death penalty defense lawyer in Louisiana, and Justice Antonin Scalia noted that she had graduated from Yale Law School, which...