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The Supreme Moot Court of Sewanee Takes Place on April 21 and April 23 in Convocation Hall

Students in Professor Hatcher’s Constitutional Law: Civil Rights course invite you to attend The Supreme Moot Court of Sewanee, where students assume the roles of counsel and Supreme Court justices as they argue and judge cases.

The first case will be argued on Tuesday, April 21. In this case, Madison Leathers and Davante Jennings will argue as counsel for the petitioner while Kathleen Kelso and Paige Williams will argue as counsel for the respondent. Luke Peglau, as Chief Justice, will lead a bench including Taylor Baird, Larkin Parker, Richards Hundley, Sam Devenish, Sarah Bailey, and Blake Bays.

The second case will be argued on Thursday, April 23. In this case Chris Murphree and Jinni Tran will argue as counsel for the petitioner, and Adam Biru and Courtney Rentz will argue as counsel for the respondent. Jenna King, as Chief Justice, will lead a bench including James Adams, Sara Burklin, Aloise Phelps, Yuki Zhang, Sam Taussig, Will DuBose, and Harry McMurrey.

These cases will deal with raising issues of confrontation at trial and equal protection of marriage.

Both cases will be from 11:00am to 12:15pm in Convocation Hall.