The report contains the most lengthy and detailed analysis that I've ever seen of Justice Thomas's opinions from the D.C. Circuit. It's followed by an exploration of the many comments that Justice Thomas had made regarding natural law (more on that in a subsequent post).
Among the report's conclusions:
Here is Charles Rule's statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
- Judge Thomas's personal and professional qualifications place him in the first rank of American lawyers and qualify him to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.
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- Judge Thomas's opinions reflect his outstanding qualities as a jurist: the ability to master complex areas of the law, clarity of expression, persuasiveness, and dedication to resolving cases on the basis of explicitly articulated rules of law.