Supreme Court justices, minus Thomas, and Alito, file financial disclosure reports

U.S. Supreme Court justices, except Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, released their financial disclosure reports for 2022 under the Ethics in Government Act on Wednesday.

Deadline extensions: Justices Thomas and Alito were granted extensions for filing their financial disclosure reports.
* Thomas’s disclosure form has generated interest due to recent news reports on luxury travel funded by Republican megadonor Harlan Crow.

Outside earnings: All seven justices who filed on time took advantage of permissible methods to increase their income under the Ethics in Government Act.
* Justices Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett earned close to the $30,000 teaching limit at law schools.
* Justice Sonia Sotomayor reported $149,000 in book royalties, while Gorsuch reported $277.51 in writing income in 2022.

Gifts and spousal income: Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson reported receiving gifts worth $7,780, including a flower arrangement and designer outfit.
* Chief Justice Roberts added a clarification to his disclosure form regarding his wife’s ownership of an equity stake in Macrae Inc., valued between $100,000 and $250,000.

Trips and speeches: The seven justices who filed on time each reported around half a dozen trips to deliver speeches, with travel expenses paid for by the hosting entities.

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