Moot points, well made: Sotomayor presides over the 2011 Ames Moot Court Competition

That’s what student Jessica Palmer was trying to do when she argued that her fictional 

On Thursday, November 17, 2011, the teams in the showdown round of the 2011 Ames Moot Court Competition tried to persuade a panel headed by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to change the law of the land. The Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review provided a live blog of the questions and arguments made during the competition.

Watch a historical retrospective of the event, “Celebrating a Century: The Ames Moot Court Competition”