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The Quality or State of Being Brown

Merriam-Webster defines “brownness” as “the quality or state of being brown.” Been thinking a lot about the construction of brownness within different societies. In the U.S., I lump myself into the general category of “brown” in part because I feel … Continue reading

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Whose Pain Matters?

An update from pilgrim R.M.: Yesterday morning Professor Jordan proposed that behind the concepts of “Black Lives Matter” and “All Lives Matter” is this question – whose pain matters? It got me thinking; at first my reaction was, well, everyone’s … Continue reading

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Last Night in D.C.

An update from Anna Grace C., a sophomore majoring in fashion media and minoring in law and legal reasoning: We flew back to Dallas today and I am still surprised by all we accomplished in the Library of Congress. I … Continue reading

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Concluding Thoughts

An update from Courtney T., a senior triple majoring in political science, history and Spanish, and minoring in law and legal reasoning Today, we flew back from Washington, DC, and I’ve had a chance to reflect on our experience and recollect … Continue reading

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Write, Edit, Repeat

An update from Greg G., a sophomore majoring in statistical sciences, and minoring in computer science and history: For all of us on the trip, our ability to easily sift out information that’s unlikely to help us and picking out … Continue reading

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Critics of the Court

An update from Alex M., a first-year student studying political science, philosophy and mathematics: It is well known that the Supreme Court’s inevitable partnership with controversial topics usually leads to personal attacks against the presiding Justices. However, I came across … Continue reading

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Kranepool flies to right. Agnew resigns.

An update from Tim S., a sophomore majoring in political science and history and minoring in public policy and international affairs: Imagine that you’ve made it to the big time. Your plaintiff or defendant has gone from appellate court to … Continue reading

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Another Fascinating Day

An update from Amanda O., a first-year studying history and political science: Today was particularly special because our class was given a special tour of the Supreme Court beyond the gates of the public. Professor Kobylka even arranged the Clerk … Continue reading

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Inside the Marble Palace

An update from Michael R., a senior majoring in political science and English: Meting Out Justice & Meeting a Justice My research project is about the causes of the Supreme Court’s sustained behavior that favored desegregation in a series of … Continue reading

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Finding My People

An update from Destiny Rose M., a sophomore triple major in political science, English and philosophy, and double minor in public policy and international affairs and human rights: Today was jam packed and wonderful. After waking up early and managing … Continue reading

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