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 an Associate Editor for Cornell Law Review and writes monthly previews of pending cases before the Supreme Court 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, and he serves as the President of Cornell’s Tax Law Association.

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.

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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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