Edward W. Hinton Moot Court Competition Finals

Monday, April 28, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Weymouth Kirkland Courtroom

Join us for the final round of the Edward W. Hinton Moot Court Competition. The case is Al-Aulaqi v. Obama, No. 10-1469. Questions presented:

1) Is the constitutionality of targeted killings under the Fifth Amendment by the United States Govenmernt a nonjusticiable political question?

2) Is the targeted killing of an American citizen by the United States Government a violation of the Fifth Amendment's Due Process Clause?

Petitioners include MaryAnn Almeida and David Palay. Respondents include Dan Epstein and Kate Walling. The final round will be judged by three federal judges, including Judge Debra Ann Livingston of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Judge Adalberto J. Jordan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and Judge Amul R. Thapar of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky.

Reception to follow.

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