Matt Hornung

Cornell Law School


Matt Hornung is a second-year law student at Cornell Law School and works as a research assistant to Professor Maggie Gardner. He is a Publishing Editor for Cornell Law Review and a Managing Editor for the Legal Information Institute’s Supreme Court Bulletin. Matt also represents journalists in federal and state litigation as a member of Cornell’s First Amendment Clinic.

Prior to law school, Matt graduated with honors from Lehigh University with a B.S. in Business & Economics and a B.A. in Music. While at Lehigh, Matt published original research on the effectiveness of the Coordinated Entry System, the Department of Health and Human Services’s resource-prioritization program for social services agencies.

Posts by Matt Hornung

Abitron: Media Coverage Round-Up

On March 21, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Abitron Austria GmbH v. Hetronic International, Inc., a case on review from the Tenth Circuit raising the geographic reach of federal law. The respondent, an Oklahoma-based electronics manufacturing company, brought a trademark infringement claim under the Lanham Act against the petitioner, a group of German…

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The Media Coverage of Turkiye Halk Bankasi, in Review

Last week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Turkiye Halk Bankasi A.S. v. United States, a criminal case originating in the Second Circuit. The defendant, Turkiye Halk Bankasi A.S. (“Halkbank”), is a foreign state-owned commercial bank, headquartered in Istanbul, and a subsidiary of the Turkish government’s sovereign wealth fund. Charged with laundering over $1…

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Recapping Media Coverage of Mallory

Last Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Mallory v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co., a personal jurisdiction case on review from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Robert Mallory, a Virginia resident employed in Virginia and Ohio, sued Norfolk Southern, then based and incorporated in Virginia, in Pennsylvania state court. The case asks the Supreme Court…

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