Posted by Sean Flynt on 2007-10-18Samford's Cumberland School of Law is sponsoring an appearance by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in Atlanta today. Thomas, a native of Georgia will speak at the Atlanta Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon and sign copies of his recently published memoir, My Grandfather's Son. The memoir describes the justice's journey from poverty in the segregated South to the nation's highest court.
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