Trailblazing Justice Thomas Engages in Controversy: Hires Clerk Amidst Racist Text Message Allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has hired a law clerk who was previously accused of sending racist text messages. The law clerk, whose identity has not been publicly disclosed, will aid Justice Thomas during the court’s upcoming term. The allegations against the law clerk were brought to light during background checks conducted by the court. While the content of the messages has not been made public, the accusations were apparently deemed serious enough to warrant an investigation. Ultimately, the investigation did not uncover any evidence to support the claims, leading to the … Read more

Trailblazing Black Lawyer in Minnesota Inspires Future Generations

Minnesota’s legal landscape was forever changed by the trailblazing efforts of one individual: Fredrick L. McGhee, the state’s first Black lawyer. McGhee’s extraordinary accomplishments have left an indelible mark, paving the way for countless aspiring Black attorneys who followed in his footsteps. Born in 1861, McGhee overcame immense societal barriers to achieve great success in a time of pervasive racial discrimination. During an era when racial segregation and prejudice were prevalent, McGhee’s rise to prominence was both remarkable and inspiring. Despite facing significant obstacles, he fought tirelessly to secure justice for his clients, challenging many … Read more

Brian D. Witzer, Esq.: A Trailblazing Trial Lawyer Making Waves in the Legal Industry

LAS VEGAS, NV – Brian D. Witzer, Esq., an accomplished trial lawyer with over three and a half decades of litigation experience, has joined the prestigious Heidari Law Group in Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Known for his expertise in a wide range of civil cases, Witzer has established a reputation for securing record-breaking verdicts and settlements throughout California and other states. Witzer’s legal career began with his founding of The Law Offices of Brian D. Witzer in 1989, following 12 years of dedicated service in both public and private litigation arenas. Under his leadership, … Read more

Remembering Selma Cash Paty: A Trailblazing Advocate for Women’s Rights and Religious Freedom

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee – Selma Cash Paty, a pioneering lawyer and advocate for women’s rights, passed away on May 1, 2016, at the age of 89. Paty was a trailblazer in the legal profession, entering the field before the acceptance of women as equal counterparts in law. Known for her strong advocacy for women’s rights, abortion, and various causes in the Hamilton County community, Paty made a significant impact in the courtroom. She was respected by her peers, who admired her passion for the law, family, socializing, and embracing outdated practices such as smoking cigarettes. Notably, … Read more