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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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Flying By

An update from Emily Anne O., a junior double majoring in marketing and political science: We are over half way through our D.C. trip, and it is flying by! This morning, we went back to the Supreme Court, but this … Continue reading

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Still So Much to Learn

An update from Courtney T., a senior triple majoring in political science, history and Spanish, and minoring in law and legal reasoning: With two months left of my undergraduate career, I like to think that I’ve learned a lot—that my opinions … Continue reading

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Rooms Where History is Made

An update from Hailey B., a junior with double majors in Political Science and Public Policy, and minors in Business Administration and Law and Legal Reasoning: Today we had another adventurous day in D.C.! After a full day in the … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Visit

An update from Lisa S., a senior majoring in accounting and political science: Two great things happened today: a private tour of the Supreme Court building, and another successful day of research. Thankfully we woke up to a slightly more … Continue reading

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Papal Audience

Dr. Bruce Marshall, Lehman Professor of Christian Doctrine at Perkins School of Theology, and Dr. James Lee, assistant professor of History of Early Christianity at Perkins, are leading students on a tour of Rome and Vatican City during an immersion course offered through the Perkins Global Theological Education program. Continue reading

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In Pretoria

An update from Brian Lightner, a second-year Master of Divinity candidate: Let me begin by saying that the purpose of our immersion trip is to explore the meaning of Christian hope and to identify hope that ushers forth from ministries … Continue reading

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Law Students Help Refugees

A team of eight SMU Dedman School of Law students, led by professor and immigration law expert Natalie Nanasi, will spend their spring break providing pro bono legal services to undocumented immigrants detained at the Karnes City Family Detention Center, near San Antonio. The law students aim to win asylum in the United States for the refugee women and children. Continue reading

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