Female Lawyer Accuses Justice Clarence Thomas Of Groping Her In 1999 [View all]
Source: Huffington Post
Years after his Senate confirmation hearings were roiled by accusations that he sexually harassed Anita Hill, another woman has come forward to accuse Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas of groping her.
Moira Smith, vice president and general counsel at Enstar Natural Gas Co., told the National Law Journal that the justice grabbed her without her consent in 1999, when she met him at a Truman Foundation dinner.
Veteran Supreme Court reporter Marcia Coyle writes that Smith described the encounter ― which allegedly took place when she was a 23-year-old Truman scholar ― on Facebook earlier this month. She has since deactivated her Facebook page.
Smith told the NLJ that Thomas cupped his hand around my butt and pulled me pretty close to him and later squeezed her behind during a June 1999 dinner for Truman scholars at the home of Louis Blair, then head of the Truman Foundation.
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