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Anita Hill Backs Probe of New Allegation Against Thomas

Hill, whose testimony against Thomas in 1991 prompted a national conversation about sexual harassment, says she supports a “fair investigation” into an Alaska lawyer’s charge that Justice Clarence Thomas groped her in 1999. The lawyer was prompted to share her story by the disclosure of the 2005 recording of Donald Trump talking about mistreating women.


Search, Seize, Convict?

Can evidence obtained illegally be used against you in court? Sometimes it can—and this summer, the Supreme Court dramatically expanded the government’s ability to use evidence obtained during an illegal police detention. The ruling creates problematic incentives for police, and pushes Fourth Amendment law into “uncharted territory,” claims a former federal prosecutor.