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2023 Thirty-Eighth Annual Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition

The Brooklyn Law School Moot Court Honor Society is excited to announce the Thirty-Eighth Annual Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition. Preliminary rounds will begin Thursday, March 30, 2023, and the Competition will conclude with the final round on Saturday, April 1, 2023.

Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition

The Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition is named in honor of the late Jerome Prince, renowned evidence scholar, teacher, and author of Prince on Evidence, who served as Dean of Brooklyn Law School from 1953 to 1971.

The competition is hosted in the spring by the Moot Court Honor Society on Brooklyn Law School's campus in the heart of Brooklyn Heights. The Competition provides law students from across the nation the opportunity to write and argue an appellate brief that addresses evidentiary issues in a contemporary context.

Contact Information

All questions and requests for additional information about the Prince Evidence Competition should be emailed to Lael Franco, 2023 Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition Coordinator, at prince.competition@brooklaw.edu.

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Watch the 34th Annual Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition.
2022 Prince Competition

The 37th Annual Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition, hosted by the Brooklyn Law School Moot Court Honor Society was virtually held March 24 - March 26, 2022. Brooklyn Law School was delighted to welcome the following distinguished jurists, who presided over the final round:

Honorable Andrew S. Effron
Former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF)

Honorable Kiyo A. Matsumoto
U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York

Honorable Jenny Rivera
Associate Judge, New York State Court of Appeals

Congratulations to University of California, Hastings College of Law who took first place overall and to University of South Dakota School of Law who won the Best Brief award.

The Faculty Advisors of the Prince Competition are Magistrate Judge Cheryl Pollack and Professor Eric Yap.

2021 Prince Competition

The 36th Annual Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition, hosted by the Brooklyn Law School Moot Court Honor Society was virtually held March 25 - March 27, 2021. Brooklyn Law School was delighted to welcome the following distinguished jurists, who presided over the final round:

Honorable Charles R. Breyer
Senior U.S.District Court Judge for the Northern District of California

Judge Joseph BIanco
U.S. Circuit Judge of the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Honorable Jennifer P. Wilson, BLS '01
U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

Congratulations to Ohio State University Moritz College of Law who took first place overall and to University of California, Hastings College of Law who won the Best Brief award.

2020 Prince Competition

The 35th Annual Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition, hosted by the Brooklyn Law School Moot Court Honor Society, was to be held March 26 - March 28, 2020. Unfortunately, the competition had to be cancelled due to COVID-19

Congratulations to University of South Dakota School of Law who took home the best brief award.

The Faculty Advisors of the Prince Competition are Judge Cheryl Pollak and Professor Cameron W. Arnold

2019 Prince Competition

The 34th Annual Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition, hosted by the Brooklyn Law School Moot Court Honor Society was held March 28 - March 30, 2019. Brooklyn Law School was delighted to welcome the following distinguished jurists, who presided over the final round:

Justice John Cannon Few
The Supreme Court of South Carolina

Judge Michael J. Garcia
New York State Court of Appeals

Magistrate Judge Cheryl L Pollak
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Congratulations to UC Hastings College of the Law who took first place overall and to Georgia State University College of Law who won the Best Brief award.

The Faculty Advisors of the Prince Competition are Judge Steven M. Gold and Professor Cameron W. Arnold

2018 Prince Competition

The 33rd Annual Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition, hosted by the Brooklyn Law School Moot Court Honor Society was held March 15 - March 17, 2018. Brooklyn Law School was delighted to welcome the following distinguished jurists, who presided over the final round:

Honorable Ann Donnelly
U.S. District Court Judge, Eastern District of New York

Honorable Roger Gregory
Chief Judge, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Honorable Barbara D. Underwood
Solicitor General, New York State Office of Attorney General

Congratulations to Liberty University School of Law who took first place and won the Best Brief award.

The Faculty Advisors of the Prince Competition are Judge Steven M. Gold and Professor Cameron W. Arnold

2017 Prince Competition

The 32nd Annual Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition, hosted by the Brooklyn Law School Moot Court Honor Society was held March 30 - April 1, 2017. Brooklyn Law School was delighted to welcome the following distinguished jurists, who presided over the final round:

Honorable Jay Bybee
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Honorable Raymond Lohier
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Honorable Joan Azrack
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Congratulations to Ohio State University Moritz College of Law for earning first-place honors and to Southwestern School of Law who won the award for Best Brief.

The Faculty Advisors of the Prince Competition are Judge Steven M. Gold and Professor Cameron W. Arnold.

2016 Prince Competition

The 31st Annual Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition, hosted by the Brooklyn Law School Moot Court Honor Society was held March 31 - April 2, 2016. Brooklyn Law School was delighted to welcome the following distinguished jurists, who presided over the final round:

Honorable Milan D. Smith
Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Honorable Randall T. Eng
Presiding Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Department

Honorable Steven M. Gold
Chief Magistrate Judge, Eastern District of New York

Congratulations to Stetson University College of Law for taking first place! Read more about the 2016 competition here.

The Faculty Advisors of the Prince Competition are Judge Steven M. Gold and Professor Cameron W. Arnold.

Lael Franco, Prince Competition Coordinator
Location
250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone
(718) 780-7922
Fax
(718) 532-2227