United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas. Credit: Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States.
The Law Library of Congress and the Supreme Court Fellows Program will present A Conversation with The Honorable Clarence Thomas on Thursday, February 15, at 3:30 p.m. in the Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium.
Tickets are free, but registration is required. Please register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/conversation-with-the-honorable-clarence-thomas-tickets-41455844547
Professor Gregory E. Maggs of George Washington University Law School will moderate the conversation. Jeffrey P. Minear, Executive Director of the Supreme Court Fellows Program and Counselor to the Chief Justice of the United States, and Jane Sánchez, Law Librarian of Congress, will introduce the program.
A native of Georgia, Justice Thomas was nominated by President George H. W. Bush and took office on October 23, 1991.
The conversation will be held in conjunction with the Supreme Court Fellows Program Annual Events and is co-sponsored by the Law Library of Congress.
We hope you can join us in person at the Library or online via the Library’s YouTube channel (with closed captioning)!
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