Supreme Court Moot

September 28, 2012Duke Law News

Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach, FL
Thursday, November 8, 2012 • 12:15 PM • Law School 3043
(Attendance open to Duke Law faculty, students, and staff only.)

Jeffrey L. Fisher, Counsel of Record for Petitioner, moots this case, argued before the U.S. Supreme Court on October 1, 2012. At issue is whether a floating structure that is indefinitely moored, receives power and other utilities from shore, and is not intended to be used in maritime transportation or commerce constitutes a "vessel" under 1 U.S.C. § 3, thus triggering federal maritime jurisdiction.

Read more SCOTUSblog coverage of the case here.

PANEL OF JUDGES
David F. Levi
Dean and Professor of Law
Duke Law School

Donald Ayer
Senior Lecturing Fellow
Duke Law School
and Partner, Jones Day
Washington, D.C.

Margaret Lemos
Professor of Law
Duke Law School

Stephen Sachs
Assistant Professor of Law
Duke Law School

Ernest Young
Alston & Bird Professor of Law
Duke Law School

COUNSEL OF RECORD FOR PETITIONER
Jeffrey L. Fisher
Professor of Law
and Co-Director, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic
Stanford Law School