2015 Harlan Institute-ConSource Virtual Supreme Court Competition: Round 1

May 16th, 2015

Check your brackets! The 2015 Harlan Institute-ConSource Virtual Supreme Court Competition is underway. This year our students have submitted briefs and made oral arguments concerning Zivotofsky v. Kerry. We are currently judging Round 1, featuring the top 16 teams in the country–8 Petitioner teams and 8 Respondent teams. The top 8 teams from this round will advance to the next round, and get one step closer to winning the entire tournament.The Solicitors General of FantasySCOTUS, will receive a free trip, including airfare and one night of hotel accommodations, to Washington, D.C. to attend the ConSource Constitution Day celebration in September 2015

Check out the videos and briefs from the students below, and tell us what you think!


1st Circuit

Petitioner #1: Diana O & Mitchell M (OR) 

Respondent #1:  Emily D. & Camryn C. (MD)

Petitioner #2: Jered J. & Taylor H. (TX)

Respondent #2:  Katie B. & Jung O. (MD) 

2nd Circuit

Petitioner #3: Victoria M. & Hayley B. (MD)

Respondent #3: Emily K. & Evan M. (OR)

Petitioner #4: David E. & Nick P. (MD)

Respondent #4: Jacob S. & Danielle T. (TX)

3rd Circuit

Petitioner #5: Azhar A. & Blake V. (TX)

Respondent #5: Briana B. & Apeksha G. (MD)

Petitioner #6: Zohar H. & Sarah T. (OR)

Respondent #6: Rachel B. & Steve L. (MD)

4th Circuit

Petitioner #7: Kole H. & Matt W. (WV)

Respondent #7: Connor R. & Brandon J. (TX)

Petitioner #8: Brendan O. & Dominique P. (TX)

Respondent #8: Ammas T. & Max G. (OR)