Matt Hornung

U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit


Matt Hornung is a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Next year, he will serve as a law clerk on the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire.

Matt received his J.D. from Cornell Law School, where he worked as a research assistant to Professor Maggie Gardner, a Publishing Editor for Cornell Law Review, a Managing Editor for the Legal Information Institute’s Supreme Court Bulletin, and an Executive Guest Editor for the Texas Review of Law and Politics.

Prior to law school, Matt graduated with highest 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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