Moot Court in Jennings v. Stephens

October 09, 2014 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3041

Duke Law students, faculty and staff are invited to join Andrew Oldham, Deputy Solicitor General of Texas, for a moot court in Jennings v. Stephens. This case is set to be argued in front of the US Supreme Court on October 15th, 2014. The question presented is: Whether a federal habeas petitioner who prevailed in the district court on an ineffective assistance of counsel claim must file a separate notice of appeal and motion for a certificate of appealability to raise an allegation of deficient performance that the district court rejected even though the court of appeals acquired jurisdiction over the entire claim as a result of the respondent's appeal. This event is open to the Duke Law community only. Sponsored by the Program in Public Law. For more information, contact Sarah Holsapple at Lunch will be served.