ABC News: Justice Alito denies allegation he was involved in a 2014 Supreme Court leak

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Alexandra Hutzler

This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on November 19, 2022.

Alliance for Justice, a progressive judicial advocacy group, said the Times report adds to a growing list of ethical concerns surrounding the Supreme Court — including the political activism of Ginni Thomas, the wife of Justice Clarence Thomas.

“This Supreme Court’s extremism would be enough reason for the American people to lose faith in the judiciary and the rule of law. But the conservative justices are now doing something far worse by flouting basic standards of propriety and lending credence to our greatest fear: that they are acting in concert with the most extreme elements of the conservative movement to advance an unpopular and un-American political agenda,” Alliance for Justice President Rakim H.D. Brooks said in a statement in response to the Times report.

“It will take several major reforms to restore our trust in this broken institution,” Brooks said.

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