Monthly Archives: March 2013

Keeping the momentum going

An update from Katelyn, a sophomore majoring in journalism, Spanish and political science, and conducting research on the Supreme Court’s opinions on student rights: It’s now Saturday evening, and as I sit 30,000 feet in the air on my flight back … Continue reading

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Scholarly madness

An update from Jacqueline, a junior majoring in political science and psychology who is conducting research on Justice Black’s views on expression and the First Amendment: All good things must come to an end. However, classifying this experience as “good” … Continue reading

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Hearing the Justices’ “voices”

An update from Anna, a senior majoring in history and anthropology, who is conducting research on sex discrimination under the 14th Amendment Equal Protection clause: I can hardly believe that a week ago I was packing my bag, ready to head off … Continue reading

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A spring break packed with history

An update from Katherine, a junior majoring in political science and English with a minor in Russian-area studies: Yesterday I got back from the 2013 SMU Civil Rights Pilgrimage, and I cannot express how much more enlightened I feel. Being … Continue reading

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Groundhog Week

An update from Kristine, a sophomore majoring in real estate finance and minoring in law and legal reasoning and Spanish, who is researching Justice Byron White’s position in libel cases over his tenure on the Court and why he ultimately … Continue reading

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The last box …

An update from Alexander, a sophomore psychology and political science major, who is conducting research on the effect of threats to national security on the judicial decision-making process: Wow, I just sent in my last judicial paper box request card. (For … Continue reading

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Our group in the Manuscript Reading Room

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A break from our research

Students are in Washington, D.C., during spring break to conduct research on Supreme Court cases at the Library of Congress. Read their blog.

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Awakening

An update from Erin, a senior majoring in history and human rights: Well, we’ve done it. We’ve said our last goodbyes to Alabama. Part of me is sad to leave because the most incredible memories of the trip, for me, … Continue reading

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Leaving behind life in Yangshuo

It’s Friday morning, and I am beginning this final entry as I sit comfortably in bed. Despite the rooster’s best effort, I slept until just about 5 o’clock this morning. As I suspected, I’ve almost adapted to my new sleep … Continue reading

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