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Thoughts after Justic Scalia’s Passing

Following Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, many politicians, law professors and others have weighed in on his legacy and the future of the Supreme Court. Certainly, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, where Geoffrey Richards is an adjunct professor, has been one such location for thoughtful analysis on the topic. Here are a few of the thoughtful […]

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Mountain Renaming Causes Avalanche of Criticism

President Obama decided to right what most people in Alaska believe was a mistake by officially changing the name of Mount McKinley back to its traditional appellation. The tallest mountain in North America, Denali was renamed to McKinley in 1917 21 years after a prospector to Alaska used the mountain and its name to support […]

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Columbia Law School: Some Alumni and What They Became

Originally named King’s College, Columbia University was founded in 1754, making it 22 years older than the United States, the oldest institution of higher learning in New York, and the sixth in the country. In that span of time you can imagine some great minds and impressive people have graduated from this institution’s hallowed halls. […]

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Harding Love Letters Unbound

On July 29, 2014, 1000 pages of love letters written by the 29th President of the United States, Warren Harding, to his mistress, Carrie Fulton Phillips, will be opened to the public via the internet. Unavailable for scrutiny by ordinary people for 50 years, the love letters were composed during the 15 year affair Harding […]