Justice Samuel Alito to Judge Prince Moot Court Competition at Brooklyn Law School

Apr 09, 2010, 11:44 ET from Brooklyn Law School

NEW YORK, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brooklyn Law School is pleased to announce that in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition, Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito will be one of the presiding judges for the final round to be held on Saturday, April 10, 2010 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm.

Justice Alito will hear finals arguments along with the Honorable Margaret McKeown of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Honorable Victoria A. Graffeo of the New York State Court of Appeals.

The Prince Competition is one of the most prestigious and rigorous Moot Court competitions in the nation, gathering 36 teams from the law schools across the country. Over the years, the Prince Competition has consistently attracted distinguished jurists to preside over the final rounds, but the presence of Justice Alito makes this one of the most momentous in its history. The competition honors the late Jerome Prince, renowned evidence scholar, teacher, and author of Prince on Evidence, who served as Dean of Brooklyn Law School from 1953-1971.

The competition will be open to still camera and pad and pencil coverage only. For credential and arrival information, please contact Linda Harvey at 718-780-0382; linda.harvey@brooklaw.edu, or Ivy Miller at 718-780-0653; ivy.miller@brooklaw.edu.

To read more about this year's Prince Competition, please visit: www.brooklaw.edu/prince.

About Brooklyn Law School

Founded in 1901, Brooklyn Law School is a leading educational institution located in the cultural and financial crossroads of New York City. Its vibrant intellectual community brings teaching excellence, cutting-edge scholarship and practical legal experience to a diverse student body drawn from around the world. With a broad and innovative curriculum, Brooklyn Law School successfully prepares students for a wide range of careers in private practice and public service.

Brooklyn Law School is located at 250 Joralemon Street in downtown Brooklyn.

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