The National Center for Policy Analysis, the Dallas/Ft. Worth Committee for Heritage and the Federalist Society invite you to attend a luncheon and
A Conversation with Clarence Thomas
Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court
WHEN: Tuesday, October 23, 2007 Noon to 1:15 PM
Copies of Justice Thomas' new book, “My Grandfather's Son” will be available for purchase at the event.
Clarence Thomas , Associate Justice, was born in the Pin Point community of Georgia near Savannah on June 23, 1948. He married Virginia Lamp May 30, 1987, and has one child, Jamal Adeen, by a previous marriage.
He attended Conception Seminary from 1967– 1968 and received an A.B., cum laude, from Holy Cross College in 1971 and a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1974. He was admitted to law practice in Missouri in 1974, and served as an Assistant Attorney General of Missouri, 1974–1977; an attorney with the Monsanto Company, 1977– 1979; and Legislative Assistant to Senator John Danforth, 1979–1981.
From 1981–1982 he served as Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, and as Chairman of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1982–1990. From 1990–1991, he served as a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
President George H.W. Bush nominated him as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court and he took his seat October 23, 1991.
The National Center for Policy Analysis is a public policy research institute founded in 1983 and internationally known for its studies on public policy issues. The NCPA is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with an office in Washington, D.C.