Matthew Shimanovsky '10

FELLOWSHIP REFLECTIONS

Major: Politics and Philosophy

My fellowship experience
“It is interesting to see the amount of time that needs to be committed to a case before you can consider going to trial. There is an immense amount of time spent on discovery and deposition preparation."

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Matthew Shimanovsky '10

Fellowship Overview

Fellowship Name
Riesen Fellow in Public Affairs

Site
Institute for Justice
Minneapolis, MN

Aims of the Fellowship
The project on which I worked is based upon William Mellor’s The Dirty Dozen. My goal was to find and summarize the “dirty dozen” for the state of Minnesota. My job was to do the initial research for the project by reading through cases and trying to find the worst cases decided by the Minnesota Supreme Court.

Faculty Sponsor
Rob Sutherland, Politics