The Road to the Release of John Hinckley

On June 27, 2024, the Society presented its 25th program overall and third in its series of Judge Patricia M. Wald Programs on Life and Law in the Courts of the D.C. Circuit.

The Road to the Release of John Hinckley2024-07-01T15:17:35-04:00

Program on United States v. Microsoft Corp.

On June 7, 2023, the Society presented a program focusing on the decision of the United States Court of Appeals in United States v. Microsoft Corp., 253 F.3d 34 (D.C. Cir. 2001).

Program on United States v. Microsoft Corp.2023-08-03T10:49:03-04:00

Society Hosts 18th Annual Mock Court Program

On March 2, 2023, 15 judges, 40+ mentors, and 190 high school students from nine local DC schools participated in the Society’s 18th Annual Mock Court Program.

Society Hosts 18th Annual Mock Court Program2023-04-06T14:55:43-04:00

2022 Special Program with Judge (now Justice) Ketanji Brown Jackson

The Society hosted a special program on May 11, 2022. Judge (now Justice) Ketanji B. Jackson, was joined in person by 21 juniors and seniors from an AP Government Class at School Without Walls in Washington, D.C.

2022 Special Program with Judge (now Justice) Ketanji Brown Jackson2022-08-30T16:59:00-04:00

17th Annual Mock Court Program

On March 4, 2022, 166 local high school students from five different DC high schools participated in the Society’s Seventeenth Annual Mock Court Program.

17th Annual Mock Court Program2022-07-08T15:41:17-04:00

16th Annual Mock Court Program

The Society’s Sixteenth Annual Mock Court Program went forward on schedule this year. Covid restrictions meant that the Program had to be held virtually, which required unprecedented coordination among court staff, participating schools, teachers, students and attorney mentors.

16th Annual Mock Court Program2022-07-08T22:21:47-04:00
  • For our re-enactment, Professor Gillian Metzger offered background in the landmark 1984 case before advocates John P. Elwood and David C. Vladeck presented arguments. Judges Judith W. Rogers and Gregory G. Katsas made up a lively Bench which concluded with Professor Christopher J. Walker moderating a panel discussion that included Elwood, Vladeck and Dean John F. Manning.

Chevron Revisited

For our re-enactment, Professor Gillian Metzger offered background in the landmark 1984 case before advocates John P. Elwood and David C. Vladeck presented arguments. Judges Judith W. Rogers and Gregory G. Katsas made up a lively Bench which concluded with Professor Christopher J. Walker moderating a panel discussion that included Elwood, Vladeck and Dean John F. Manning.

Chevron Revisited2022-09-25T07:34:00-04:00