Clarence Thomas -- sees no evil, hear no evil
In 1986, Timothy Foster was tried and convicted for the murder of an elderly White woman, Queen Madge White, 79, in Rome, Georgia.
The prosecutor decided to dismiss all potential Black jurors. Known as a peremptory strike, using this power for racial reasons had been ruled unconstitutional only months before the Foster v. Chatman case.
It took 30 years for the Supreme Court to rule that the prosecutors had violated Foster's...