'To Help, Not to Hurt': Justice Thomas's Equality Canon

The Yale Law Journal Forum, August 2017

12 Pages Posted: 27 Mar 2018 Last revised: 18 Apr 2018

Date Written: August 7, 2017

Abstract

This short article examines the racial equality jurisprudence of Justice Clarence Thomas, seeking to explain his views using his own words. The paper was prepared for a Yale Law School symposium honoring Justice Thomas's first 25 years on the Supreme Court.

Keywords: Clarence Thomas, race, Equal Protection

JEL Classification: I24, K19

Suggested Citation

Consovoy, William and Garnett, Nicole Stelle, 'To Help, Not to Hurt': Justice Thomas's Equality Canon (August 7, 2017). The Yale Law Journal Forum, August 2017, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3043320

William Consovoy

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Nicole Stelle Garnett (Contact Author)

Notre Dame Law School ( email )

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