Supreme Court

Clarence Thomas Happy to Hire "Third-Tier Trash"

Says he doesn't look out for Ivy League degrees when taking on clerks


You don't have to be a Yale grad to be successful.

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said he became sure of that when four of his clerks—from Rutgers, George Mason, George Washington, and Creighton—told him that, on blogs, they were being called "TTT," or "third-tier trash," according to the Associated Press.