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Listen to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas at arguments

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is the court's sole African African justice. He has also famously not asked a question at oral arguments in nine years.

In this 2006 clip, Thomas questions a lawyer in the case of Holmes v South Carolina, the last time he did so.

The case involved a challenge by a man convicted of rape and murder who was not allowed to present evidence a third party committed the crime because of forensic evidence a judge believed was extremely strong.

Read more at Meet the Supremes.

  • 16 Jun 2015
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