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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas hospitalized for contamination after experiencing “flu-like signs”

Bycbs editor

Mar 21, 2022

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas become hospitalized Friday with an contamination after experiencing “flu-like signs,” a spokesperson for the courtroom docket stated in a assertion. A spokesperson informed CBS News on Sunday that Thomas does now no longer have COVID-19.
Thomas is being dealt with at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C., with intravenous antibiotics and his “signs are abating,” the courtroom docket stated, including that the 73-year-vintage justice “expects to be launched from the clinic in an afternoon or two.” The courtroom docket did now no longer tricky at the form of contamination.
“Justice Thomas will take part withinside the attention and dialogue of any instances for which he isn’t always gift on the idea of the briefs, transcripts, and audio of the oral arguments,” the assertion stated.
The Supreme Court is scheduled to pay attention arguments in numerous instances on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. This week additionally marks the start of affirmation hearings for President Biden’s Supreme Court nominee, Ketanji Brown Jackson, who could update retiring Justice Stephen Breyer if showed via way of means of the Senate.
Thomas, taken into consideration a member of the courtroom docket’s conservative wing, become nominated for the excessive courtroom docket via way of means of President George H. W. Bush in 1991 and sworn in later that year.