Suevon Lee, ProPublica | Oct. 26, 2012, 10:48 a.m. The Supreme Court has remained a largely unspoken topic on the campaign trail u2014 even though the Court plays a critical function in Americans’ lives. (This past June’s Affordable Care Act ruling, anyone?) The next president could very well appoint one or two new justices. And [...]
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas hasn’t asked a question from the bench in five years. But it’s not the silence of his voice we should focus on, writes Jami Floyd, but the silence of his pen.