SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES, 2019

Chair: Anne Marie Hawley  


This committee will act as the spring session of the Supreme Court of the United States. This session, you will be considering three real cases chosen from the docket to be considered by the Supreme Court during 2019. Roles will rotate throughout the duration of the committee, and each delegate will have the chance to act as both lawyer and Justice, presenting arguments for the Petitioner, Respondent, and Amicus Briefs, and ultimately issuing opinions on each case. 

TOPIC Abstract

Topics

Pending based on the release of the upcoming SCOTUS docket

APPROXIMATE COMMITTEE SIZE: 15


LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 

Delegates will...

  • Understand the full life-cycle of a case before the Supreme Court, from issuing a writ of certiorari to the publishing of a decision; 
  • Present oral arguments, deliberate, and issue opinions on each case; 
  • Gain new perspective on the role of the Supreme Court in affecting this country’s long-term policy and culture. 

About the Chair

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Anne Marie Hawley, a proud member of the Georgetown College Class of 2019, is studying English and Film & Media Studies. Hailing from the Windy City (by which she means the Chicago suburbs), Anne Marie is a proud Midwest transplant here in Washington, D.C. She is passionate about the law, is on the Executive Board of Georgetown Mock Trial, and has served on the Pre-Law Editorial Board. Last year, she also had the opportunity to present a mock oral argument in front of the Supreme Court Institute at the Georgetown Law Center for one of her classes. In her free time, you can find Anne Marie wandering Smithsonian art museums and exploring the city’s many coffee shops.