Well friends, I’m sure you’ve figured this out by now: Sua Sponte is no longer an active blog.
I could write a litany of reasons why we stopped writing this year, but I’m fairly confident you can figure out what happened to us. (It’s the economy, stupid).
All of us here at Sua Sponte at 3Ls – and without any underclassmen writers to join us, the blog was going to die after we graduated anyway. That isn’t a good excuse to stop blogging (because ultimately, everything dies, right?) but it definitely contributed to our decision to close down at this point of the year.
I can’t lie – this is a sad post for me to write. I know we made some mistakes along the way, but I think we also did some things right. Each and every one of us wants to thank each and every one of you who joined the conversations that we tried to start here. We were excited to share our perspectives of the world with you, and even more excited when you shared your perspectives of the world with us. Whether you were a daily visitor, or you just stopped by once or twice, we sincerely appreciated your support and your patronage. This site was sua sponte, but without you all, we would have nothing.
To my co-bloggers: The past year-and-a-half was a great deal of fun for me. Writing alongside with you was both a privilege and a joy. Thank you for writing with such passion and dedication. Thank you for helping me manage the site when things got a bit busy. And most of all, thank you for becoming good friends.
And finally, a plea: If any underclassmen want to pick up the reins continue the conversation, I strongly encourage you to do so. I think Sua Sponte has a lot more that it can offer to the student body here at GW Law and to the legal blogosphere in general. I only regret that we currently can’t offer our best. But maybe one of you somewhere out there can. If you’re interested, please email me – I’ll keep the suasponte email account active for a while longer.
With that, we bid you all farewell. In the words of Johnny Carson, “we’d say thank you, but we had all the fun.