Second Circuit Court brings cases to Cornell Law School for two-day event

WHAT: Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to hear cases at Cornell Law School

WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 21 and Thursday, Sept. 22

WHERE: 390 Myron Taylor Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca

MEDIA: Media members must RSVP to Daryl Lovell in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at 607-254-4799 or dal296@cornell.edu. No photography, audio or video recording is allowed in the court room.

ITHACA, N.Y. – On Wednesday, Sept. 21, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit will be hearing oral arguments at Cornell Law School. Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann, Judge Peter W. Hall, and Judge Richard C. Wesley, will be presiding. The hearings, which are open to the public, will be held in the MacDonald Moot Court Room which is located in 390 Myron Taylor Hall.

Overview of events:

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 9:45 a.m. – Professor John Blume and Dean Eduardo Peñalver deliver introductions before hearing.

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Arguments begin (Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann, Judge Peter W. Hall, JD ’77, and Judge Richard C. Wesley, JD ’74 presiding).

Cases in order of argument:

  • Patrick Proctor v. Lucien J. LeClaire Jr., et al
  • Todd J. Broxmeyer v. United States of America
  • Douglas Ames v. NYS Department of Corrections, et al
  • United States of America v. Vincent Jackson
  • Donald P. Kennedy v. Equity Transportation Company, Inc.

Thursday, Sept. 22, 12 p.m. – A book talk lunch, Judging Statutes, will be held in the MacDonald Moot Court Room. Speakers include the Honorable Robert A. Katzmann, Professor Michael C. Dorf, Professor of Law Robert S. Stevens, and Dean Eduardo Peñalver.

Daryl Lovell
office: 607-254-4799
cell: 607-592-3925
dal296@cornell.edu

Cornell University has television, ISDN and dedicated Skype/Google+ Hangout studios available for media interviews.

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