Law & Politics News

Crime Documents from the Estes Kefauver Collection Now Available Online

US Senator Estes Kefauver of Tennessee gained national attention in the early 1950s when he chaired congressional investigations into organized crime in America. Kefauver’s records of those inquiries form the basis of Crime Documents from the Estes Kefauver Collection, one of the newest digital collections of UT Libraries.

Mercer Assesses End of Supreme Court Term on California-based Radio Show

William Mercer, a lecturer in the Department of History, was a guest panelist for a radio show on Santa Monica, California-based KCRW-FM, 89.9 this summer. The panel assessed the US Supreme Court at the end of its most recent term. Mercer and other panelists noted that with all nine members now in place for the next term, the

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Students to Monitor Social Media from WVLT on Election Night

A group of graduate students who have been monitoring social media during this presidential election season will take their project on the road tonight as votes are counted. The Political Social Media Research Group will monitor social media on election night live from the WVLT television studios. The students’ findings will be part of the

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