2015 Harlan Institute-ConSource Virtual Supreme Court Competition: Round 2

June 1st, 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. Round 2 is now complete, and we are now scheduling the final round. 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.



Here are the advancing teams, and their oral arguments. My deep thanks to Julie Silverbrook, the Executive Director of Consource, who judged the second round with me. Check out the videos and briefs from the students below, and tell us what you think!

1st Circuit

Petitioner: Diana O. & Mitchell M. (Oswego, Oregon)
Respondent: Ammas T. & Max G. (Oswego, Oregon)


2nd Circuit

Petitioner: Victoria M. & Hayley B. (Frisco, TX)
Respondent: Jacob S. & Danielle T. (Del Valle, TX)

3rd Circuit

Petitioner: David E. & Nick P. (Montgomery, MD)
Respondent: Briana B. & Apeksha G. (Wicomico, MD)


4th Circuit

Petitioner: Zohar H. & Sarah T. (Oswego, Oregon)
Respondent: Emily K. & Evan M. (Oswego, Oregon)

Congratulations to all of the teams. We will be announcing the teams that will advance to the final round later this week.

You can see all of the videos in the tournament here: