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Cited in election lawsuit, Princeton professor Andrew Appel ’81 says ex-Trump attorney’s claims have little merit

Appel has pushed back against the suit’s use of his past testimony and affirmed the 2020 election’s technological security. 

University computer science professor Andrew Appel has been cited alongside one of his studies as an “industry expert” in a Georgia lawsuit contesting the results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election. The lawsuit is the latest in a series filed by ex-Trump campaign manager Sidney Powell. Appel has publically pushed back against the use of his scientific papers in this suit, and has signing a statement affirming the technological security of the 2020 election. 


The Louis A. Simpson Building, which houses the Davis International Center.
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First-year international students urge Princeton to prioritize their campus return

Over 100 first-year students urged the University to “do what it can” to bring first-year international students on campus this spring.

Over 100 first-year international students sent a letter to administrators this week urging their struggles relating to time zones and travel restrictions are considered in the University’s decision on the spring.


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Whitney Hermandorfer ’09 selected to clerk for Justice Amy Coney Barrett

Whitney Downs Hermandorfer ’09, a graduate of George Washington University Law School and former clerk for Justice Samuel Alito ’72, was chosen as one of Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s four clerks.

Whitney Downs Hermandorfer ’09, a graduate of George Washington University Law School and former clerk for Justice Samuel Alito ’72, was chosen as one of Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s four clerks. 


Judge Amy Coney Barrett in 2018.
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Princeton professors talk Amy Coney Barrett, future of SCOTUS

We catalog a variety of University professors’ opinions on the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett in particular, as well as what they think the future of the courts may look like.

We catalog a variety of University professors’ opinions on the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett in particular, as well as what they think the future of the courts may look like.


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U. researcher finds COVID-19 infections in South India driven by superspreaders in largest contact tracing study to date

“No secondary infections were linked to 71% of cases whose contacts were traced and tested,” the researchers found. Rather, 8 percent of those infected accounted for 60 percent of new cases.

“No secondary infections were linked to 71% of cases whose contacts were traced and tested,” the researchers found. Rather, 8% of those infected accounted for 60% of new cases.


Dr. Adam Burrows
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Q&A with Astrophysics Professor, Viktor Ambartsumian International Science Prize winner Adam Burrows

“You really need to be connected to students, or you don’t get the energy that they provide. You need to collaborate with students, not only because that gives you a means to get work done, but also sparks ideas,” Burrows said of the connection between research and teaching. 


The Louis A. Simpson International Building, which houses OIP and IIP.
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ICE says first-year international students with fully-online course loads cannot enter the U.S.

In a statement released on July 24, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) stated that “nonimmigrant students in new or initial status after March 9 will not be able to enter the U.S. to enroll in a U.S. school as a nonimmigrant student for the fall term to pursue a full course of study that is 100 percent online.”


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EXCLUSIVE | Profs. Allen Guelzo, Matthew Karp discuss judicial supremacy, politicization of courts

News writers Sandeep Mangat ’23 and Katherine Dailey ’24 sit down with Professor Allen Guelzo, Director of the James Madison Program Initiative on Politics and Statesmanship, and Associate Professor of History Matthew Karp. They discuss judicial supremacy, the politicization of courts, and the implications that Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s potential confirmation could have on the future of the Supreme Court. Edited by Uanne Chang ’24. Head Multimedia Editor: Mark Dodici ’22 Associate Video Editor: Mindy Burton ’23 www.dailyprincetonian.com

NEWS | 04/18/2021

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