Albers Moot Court Competition 2017

2016–2017 Directors: Laura Sawyer and Shea Miller

Email: albersmc@bu.edu

Albers Problem

You can download the problem here.
Competitors: Briefs are due on Friday, Feb. 17 by 2 p.m.
See the Rules for brief submission details.

Participants Meeting
Monday, January 23, 1–1:30 p.m., Room 420

Mandatory Brief Writing Workshop
Thursday, January 26, 1–2 p.m., Room 420

Competitors

Team P1
Steven Procopio
Matthew Kipnis
Team R1
Yuliya Levertova
Evan Bailey
Team P2
Whitney Beatty
Christopher Uphouse
Team R2
Aaron Wiener
Phil Chen
Team P3
Katherine DePangher
Chris Grimaldi
Team R3
Rachel Rose
Nicole Rushovich
Team P4
Eric Dunbar
Rosie Loring
Team R4
Katie Mullaley
Brian Hughes
Team P5
Daniel Kerns
David Cochran
Team R5
Megan Cunningham
Jordan Shelton
Team P6
Mandy Wang
Cristina Lloyd
Team R6
Kimberley Brunner
Matthew Kramer
Team P7
Vidhi Bamzai
Lucas Fortier
Team R7
Nina Datlof
Nicole Theal
Team P8
Robert Hillson
Michael Vaglica

Argument Schedules and Information

Schedule links will be added as information becomes available.

Preliminary Round Argument Schedule
On-Brief Arguments: February 27–March 2 at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Off-Brief Arguments: March 13–March 16 at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Schell Moot Courtroom (6th Floor)
Preliminary Rounds Schedule – On Brief
Preliminary Rounds Schedule – Off Brief

Faculty Elimination Round
March 20–23 at 4:30 p.m.
Schell Moot Courtroom (6th Floor)
Faculty Round Schedule

Semifinal Round
Tuesday, April 4 and Thursday, April 6 at 4:30 p.m.
Schell Moot Courtroom (6th Floor)

Tuesday, April 4
Team R2 (Aaron Wiener & Phil Chen) v. Team P5 (David Cochran & Daniel Kerns)

Judges sitting on April 4:
Chief Justice Scott L. Kafker, Massachusetts Appeals Court
Associate Justice Gregory I. Massing, Massachusetts Appeals Court
Professor Jay D. Wexler

Thursday, April 6
Team P7 (Lucas Fortier & Vidhi Bamzai) v. Team P1 (Matthew Kipnis & Steven Procopio)

Judges sitting on April 6:
Associate Justice Andrew R. Grainger, Massachusetts Appeals Court
Associate Justice Vickie L. Henry, Massachusetts Appeals Court
Professor Robert D. Sloane

Final Round

Thursday, April 13 at 4:30 p.m.
Schell Moot Courtroom (6th Floor)
Awards Ceremony and Reception in the Charles River Room immediately follow.

Finalists:
Team P5 (David Cochran & Daniel Kerns) v. Team P1 (Matthew Kipnis & Steven Procopio)

Final Round Judges:
Judge Diana Gribbon Motz (United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit)
Judge Bruce M. Selya (United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit)
Judge Robert L. Wilkins (United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit)

Important Documents

Links will become active as materials are available.