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Hardt Cup Championship Round 2021

The Duke Law Moot Court Board invites you to the championship round of this year's Duke Law Hardt Cup Competition. The Honorable Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, D.C. Court of Appeals, the Honorable Mary Scriven, United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the Honorable Wes Hendrix, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, will be judging our two finalists: Julianna Ricigliano ’23 and runner-up John Addy ’23.

2007 Hardt Cup Final

The Moot Court Board proudly presents the final round for the 2007 Hardt Cup Tournament. Timothy McGinn '09 and James McDonald '09 argue Woodruff v. Ochconsin, a case involving the convicition of a fictional client "Craig Woodruff", whose arrest for methamphetamine transport and possesion resulted from an unlawful traffic stop. Their arguments were heard before a panel consisting of Judge James C. Dever III '87 of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Senior Judge Stephanie K. Seymour of the U.S.

2019 Hardt Cup Finals

Zeke Starr '21 and Alexandra "Xan"Belzley ’21, argued Ass’n of N.J. Rife & Pistol Clubs v. Attorney General, N.J., a case involving a state restriction on possession of high-capacity ammunition magazines. Judge James E. Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Judge J. Michelle Childs of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, and Justice David E. Nahmias of the Georgia Supreme Court presided over the arguments.

2018 Hardt Cup Finals

The final round of the 2018 Hardt Cup Tournament for first-year students was presided over by the Honorable Eva M. Guzman MJS '14, Supreme Court of Texas, Joseph F. Bianco, Eastern District of New York, and Raymond M. Kethledge, US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Melissa Dix ’20 argued on behalf of the petitioner in a U.S. Supreme Court case involving legislative prayer delivered by legislators. Jack Smith ’20 argued on behalf of the respondent.

Sponsored by the Moot Court Board.

2017 Hardt Cup Finals

The final round of the 2017 Hardt Cup Tournament for first-year students. The panel of judges includes the Honorable Stephanie Seymour of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, the Honorable Lawrence J. Vilardo of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York , and the Honorable Terrence W. Boyle of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. The finalists, arguing U.S. v. Shaquille Robinson, were Meredith Compton and Kyle Nodes.

Sponsored by the Moot Court Board.

2015 Hardt Cup Finals

The final round of the 2015 Hardt Cup Tournament. Finalists Jordan Glassberg '17 and Will Hawkins '17, argue before Circuit Judge Paul V. Niemeyer (United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit), Chief Judge James C. Dever III '87 (United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina) and Circuit Judge Allyson K. Duncan '75 (United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit). Sponsored by the Moot Court Board.

2009 Hardt Cup Finals

The participants present oral arguments on Padilla v. Commenwealth of Kentucky a case that deals with whether or not attorneys must advice non-citizen clients about deportation risks in judicial proceedings. James Pearce '11 and Leah Shen '11 argue before Judge David Ebel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, Judge Patricia Timmons-Goodson of the North Carolina Supreme Court, and Judge Paul L. Friedman of the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Sponsored by the Moot Court Board.

Recorded on April 06, 2009.