Democrats Call for Probe into Justice Thomas’s Gifts and Travel Disclosures

Washington — Democratic lawmakers are urging the Department of Justice to open a criminal investigation into Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, stemming from concerns about undisclosed travel and gifts provided by influential businessman and Republican donor Harlan Crow. The unfolding controversy raises questions about the implications of such relationships on judicial integrity at the high court’s uppermost echelons. The Democrats, led by Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, forwarded their requests following a series of investigative reports revealing that Justice Thomas had allegedly accepted luxury travel accommodations and other … Read more

Beloved South Bend Attorney Retires After 40-Year Career, Plans to Travel, Write, and Continue Helping Others

South Bend, Indiana – After a remarkable 40-year career, prominent South Bend attorney Doug Small, a member of Foley & Small, has decided to retire. Reflecting on his longstanding journey, Small expressed gratitude for the opportunity to work with wonderful colleagues and clients, adding that it was a privilege to assist a diverse range of individuals over the years. Born in Knox, Indiana, Small attended Indiana University for both his undergraduate and law degrees, ultimately passing the bar in 1983. He initially launched his legal career at Barnes & Thornburg in South Bend before co-founding … Read more