Joe Biden served as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee during the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in 1991. Biden chaired the hearings in which law professor Anita Hill testified that Thomas had sexually harassed her.

Joe Biden served as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee during the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in 1991. Biden chaired the hearings in which law professor Anita Hill testified that Thomas had sexually harassed her.