Justice Thomas Lets His Dissents Do The Talking

Law360, New York (June 30, 2015, 4:37 PM EDT) -- The most prolific U.S. Supreme Court justice this term didn't utter a single word during oral arguments, as usual. But Justice Clarence Thomas put his stamp on the session by setting a personal record for opinions and dissents and writing far more than any of his colleagues.

Justice Thomas wrote seven of the 66 signed majority opinions for the high court's October 2014 term, which ended Monday. In the 59 cases where another justice wrote the majority opinion, he wrote a concurrence or dissent an astonishing 30 times.

Justice Thomas' 17 dissents and three partial dissents this term were more than...

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