Jul
31

Perspectives, Encountered

This summer marks my second foray into independent research. Last summer I had the pleasure of conducting research on political officials’ interactions on Twitter through a Charles Center Summer Research Grant. I encountered many of the classic pitfalls in research; from unexpected problems with my actual research to the constant challenge of self-motivation, it was…
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Apr
16

The Effect of Ideological Stratification on the Supreme Court’s Stance on Tribal Sovereignty

How does the ideological makeup of a Supreme Court opinion change the presence of biases towards tribal sovereignty? This study analyzes the degree to which the political ideologies of Supreme Court justices, and their decisions regarding tribal jurisdiction, impact the dialogue concerning indigenous sovereignty since the Burger Court. The products of this study will fill…
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