Welcome to the CR-CL Liveblog!
The annual Ames Competition takes place in three rounds, beginning with the Qualifying Round (held in the fall of competitors’ 2L year), followed by the Semi-Final Round (held in the spring of competitors’ 2L year), and culminating in the Final Round (held in the fall of competitors’ 3L year).
This year’s Semi-Final Round will take place on Tuesday, March 22nd and Wednesday, March 23rd at 6pm. The briefs and appendices for both nights are available for download on the website for the HLS Board of Student Advisors, who run the competition.
This year we will be featuring guest-blogging by Jason Harrow and Phil Mayor, oralists from the 2010 winning Ames team. Check out our coverage of the fall 2010 final here and then come back at 6pm on 3/22 and 3/23 for live coverage of the 2011 semifinals!
Wednesday March 23rd
The Whitney Harris Memorial Team – Appellant
F. Jamal Fulton, Oralist
Anit K. Jindal
Samuel Moses Simon, Oralist
David Kreiter Solow
The Belva Ann Lockwood Memorial Team – Appellee
Caroline Anderson, Oralist
Matthew Greenfield, Oralist
The Honorable Kermit Lipez
United States District Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
The Honorable Kiyo Matsumoto
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
The Honorable Vanessa Ruiz
District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Oralists and judges will be denoted by their initials. When Phil and Jason post a comment they will be denoted as “P:” or “J:”
The Ames Moot Court Semifinals Liveblog:
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Ben Watson was also an appellee.