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

Rich D. Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 12:56 PM
You can claim that, but can you back any of it up? Give us some examples of his deficient reasoning with your critiques. Perhaps not asking questions means that he has prepared anticipated the arguments.

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...