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Sixth Circuit to Hear Death Penalty Case Argument at Moritz April 3
Judicial Clerk Panel to follow arguments
March 26, 2007
A panel of judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit will be holding an official session of the Court on Tuesday, April 3 at the Moritz College of Law.
Judges Boyce Martin, R. Guy Cole and Jeff Sutton '90 will hear a complicated federal habeas case in which an Ohio death row prisoner has brought a series of constitutional challenges to the Ohio state court proceedings that resulted in his conviction and death sentence for a murder committed in Summit County, Ohio in the mid-1990s.
If you would like to read the briefs before hearing the argument, please go to the following links:
The argument will take place at 2 p.m. in the moot courtroom. Students from Professor Berman's Death Penalty class will have priority seating in the courtroom; please RSVP to Laura Landy Carr at email@example.com by Thursday, March 29 to reserve your seat. Overflow seating will be in Rooms 244 and 252.
Judicial clerks working for Judges Cole, Martin, and Sutton will offer a panel discussion for students after the judges hear arguments in the moot courtroom.
All students interested in clerking post-graduation are welcome to attend. Join them in Room 246 at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, as they discuss the benefits of clerking, and offer their inside tips on how to strengthen your application.
Ten clerks will be available to answer questions and provide their perspectives on clerking, including alumna Leslie Siegel '06, who is clerking for Judge Sutton.