Please join us on Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 12 noon in the Ceremonial Court Room for the Myerowitz Semifinals.
First Round: 12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.
Second Round: 1:30 PM - 3:00 p.m.
In the first round, Rachel Simmonsen and Ashley Virtue will represent the petitioner, a convicted sex offender who confessed to murdering a child after an hour-long police interrogation. Daniel Stringer and Daniel Kobrin will represent the respondent, the United States government. In the second round, Alex McGee and Kaveh Saba will represent the petitioner, while Carrie Scrufari and Clara Shaw will represent the respondent.
Finalists will go on to compete in the Myerowitz Finals on March 10 at 12 p.m.
We also have a distinguished panel of judges:
The Honorable Benson E. Legg
Chief Judge, United States District Court for the District of Maryland
The Honorable Diane O. Leasure
Fifth Circuit and County Administrative Judge, Circuit Court for Howard County
Mr. Michael J. Leotta, Esq.
Criminal Appellate Chief, United States Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland
Mr. Brian Kleinbord, Esq.
Chief Criminal Appeals Division, Office of the Maryland Attorney General
The second round will be followed by a reception in the atrium for sponsored by the Federal Bar Association.