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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas (C) arrives with fellow Court members for inauguration ceremonies on the West front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, in this January 21, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/Files

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas (C) arrives with fellow Court members for inauguration ceremonies on the West front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, in this January 21, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/Files

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas (C) arrives with fellow Court members for inauguration ceremonies on the West front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, in this January 21, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/Files
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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas poses for a portrait in the East Conference Room at the Supreme Court Building in Washington, in this October 8, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Larry Downing/Files

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas poses for a portrait in the East Conference Room at the Supreme Court Building in Washington, in this October 8, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Larry Downing/Files

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas poses for a portrait in the East Conference Room at the Supreme Court Building in Washington, in this October 8, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Larry Downing/Files
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