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Supreme dissertation

The Supreme Court cited a recent graduate’s dissertation research March 28 in McComish v. Bennett, a case concerning campaign financing. “My findings were cited in the briefs on both sides of McComish v. Bennett to argue the constitutionality of matching funds provisions …. And yesterday, I had a front-row seat in the court, and watched Justice Scalia […]

Supreme citation

Michael Slon ’92, author of  the 1998 book “Songs from the Hill: A History of the Cornell University Glee Club” and an assistant professor of music at the University of Virginia, earned a place in legal history when a Supreme Court justice cited his book in an opinion. In a front-page footnote to his dissent […]