01 Oct '11, 11am

House Democrats Call For Investigation of Justice Thomas | Care2 Causes

A group of 20 House Democrats called for a federal investigation into whether or not Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas violated ethics rules by failing to report his wife’s income. Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) is leading the group. She sent a letter to the U.S. Judicial Conference, the governing body for federal courts. In it she alleged that Thomas has failed to report his wife Ginny’s income–a total of $700,000 while working for the conservative action committee the Heritage Foundation from 2003 to 2007. The Supreme Court is set to start its new term in days, and a term where the constitutionality of health care reform will likely come before it. Thomas’s wife lobbied heavily against the bill–and was paid well for that work. With these kinds of high profile and highly politicized issues before the court, transparency by the federal judges is even more crucial. The ...

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