Same-Sex Marriage Mock Moot Court: Hollingsworth v. Perry, No. 12-144

February 7, 2013 —


Same-Sex Marriage Mock Moot Court: Hollingsworth v. Perry, No. 12-144


Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 3:30 p.m.


Georgetown University Law Center
Hart Auditorium, McDonough Hall
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001


Noel J. Francisco, Partner, Jones Day (Counsel for Petitioners)

Pamela S. Karlan, Professor and Co-Director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, Stanford Law School (Counsel for Respondents)


Irv Gornstein, Visiting Professor and Executive Director of the Supreme Court Institute, Georgetown University Law Center

Pamela Harris, Visiting Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

Christopher Landau, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Carter G. Phillips, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Amy L. Wax, Professor, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Ed Whelan, President, Ethics and Public Policy Center


Participants in this mock moot court will preview the arguments on the merits of Hollingsworth v. Perry, in which the Supreme Court will consider whether the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment prohibits California from defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman.

This event is sponsored by the Georgetown Law Supreme Court Institute.

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