The 2013 Running Of The Interns

A Supreme Court special edition.

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2. The “Running of the Interns” is a cherished Washington D.C. tradition.

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3. Whenever the Supreme Court hands down a groundbreaking ruling…

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4. …broadcast interns wait patiently inside to be handed the decision.

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6. Once in hand, they barrel across the front of the court to their respective network broadcast positions.

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7. The distance can be quite a hike in dress clothes!

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8. To supporters or protesters waiting outside the court, the sign of the sprinting intern elicits joy and cheers, and signals that a long-awaited decision has been passed down.

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9. And this is what the sprinting intern sees at the finish line:

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10. So arriving at your network first is an intern badge of honor.

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11. The gold medal in the Running of the Interns 2013 goes to this intrepid young man.

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12. Notice the masterful technique here:

The fluttering tie truly makes this a special moment in Running of the Intern history. Great form.

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13. Silver medal goes to this sprinting go-getter.

Look at that hustle!

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14. Notice the veteran move of raising the decision over your head in judicial triumph.

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15. The floodgates were released after that.

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16. Some interns decided to be more casual with their breaking news than others.

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17. And some even made a mockery of the event by walking.

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18. Some sprinting interns could not cut it today.

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19. But even to you light jogging interns, we salute you.

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20. So here’s to you brave participants in the Running of the Intern. Till next session.

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