Justice Clarence Thomas is known for his silence. But during the Supreme Court’s first ever live broadcast of oral arguments,..
United States Supreme Court justice
Clarence Thomas is an American lawyer who serves as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. He was nominated by President George H. W. Bush to succeed Thurgood Marshall, and has served since 1991. Thomas is the second African-American to serve on the Court, after Marshall. Since 2018, Thomas has been the senior associate justice, the longest-serving member of the Court, with a tenure of 29 years, 362 days as of October 20, 2021.