Judge Thomas no longer listed as GWU professor after Roe backlash

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is not listed as an instructor for any courses on the George Washington University Law School website, where he has taught since 2011, a removal that follows the controversial decision of the High Court reversing decades of precedent protecting a national right to access abortion. .

Thomas, among the five justices who voted to overturn the precedent set by Roe vs. Wade in 1973, also wrote a concurring opinion suggesting that the court should also review other precedents, including those allowing Americans access to contraception, same-sex marriage, and same-sex relationships. His role in the decision prompted a GWU student to start a petition signed by 11,300 people calling for Thomas to be removed from teaching at the university.

In an email obtained by GWU student newspaper, The Hatchet, Thomas’ co-instructor said Justice informed him he would not be available to teach this semester.

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