First published in The Hill.
Yesterday, after receiving an extension on the deadline to file legally-required disclosures for 2022, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas submitted records that reveal yet more favors and perks from billionaire Harlan Crowe, including details that went unreported in years past.
The discovery that Thomas is even more ethically compromised than we had thought (which we could have accurately described as a lot) is more than disheartening. The dam first broke on the Thomas ethics scandal thanks to extensive reporting by the news outlet Pro Publica. But it shouldn’t take relentless investigative reporting to get Supreme Court justices to disclose essential information like this.
Read the full op-ed in The Hill.