All are invited to watch the Moot Court Board's National Championship Competition teams moot the fictional case of United States v. Baier. The teams will argue whether a sentence of life without parole for a juvenile, non-homicide offender violates the Eighth Amendment. They will also discuss the proper standard for a change of venue under Fed. R. Crim. Pro. 21(a). Professors Ernie Young, Jim Coleman, Kate Bartlett, and Marin Levy will judge the event. For more information, contact Chris Vieira at email@example.com.
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Moot Court: United States v. Baier
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