Wechsler First Amendment
Washington, D.C.
Members: Madi DiZinno, Bre Burgos
Coaches: Nick Hunt, Mark D'Argenio
Description of Issues:

(1) Whether an individual can be a libel-proof plaintiff under defamation law solely on the basis of past criminal convictions, including a felony, that have gained no notoriety or public attention?

(2) Whether the challenged statements in this case qualify as unprotected defamation or protected rhetorical hyperbole?

Scheduling Contact: nicholas.hunt@uchastings.edu (nicholas.hunt@uchastings.edu)
Document(s): Materials will be distributed prior to practice.
DATE AND TIME ROOM JUDGE JUDGE JUDGE JUDGE JUDGE
Mon. September 30
12:00PM - 1:00PM MCR CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
Tue. October 1
7:00PM - 9:00PM K Mikayla Victoria Ayeni Stephanie Richardson Cady
Wed. October 2
3:30PM - 5:00PM B Yena Nikayla Johnson Justine Jung (3:30-4:30) Michael Guan (3:30-4:30)
7:30PM - 9:00PM B Cady Broxon Amrita Sethi T.J. Lloyd Justin Clark
Thu. October 3
1:00PM - 2:30PM 304 Cady Broxon Michelle Dong
Fri. October 4
10:00AM - 12:00PM F Victoria Ayeni Amrita Sethi Julia Covello Zach Garrison
Sun. October 6
1:00PM - 3:00PM D CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
Mon. October 7
3:30PM - 5:00PM B Atrina Trevor Weitzenberg (MIT) Mikayla
Tue. October 8
4:30PM - 6:00PM K Julia Covello Atrina Laura Tovar Victoria Ayeni Katy Hetherington
7:00PM - 9:00PM K Kristin Lahaszow Karl Mikayla
Wed. October 9
12:00PM - 1:00PM B Victoria Ayeni Atrina elizabeth glomstad Michelle Dong Navneet
3:30PM - 4:30PM B Yena Emma Hyndman (1L, MIT) Kristin Choi Cindy Muro Navneet
Fri. October 11
8:30AM - 10:30AM MCR Laura Tovar Michelle Dong
Sat. October 12
11:00AM - 1:00PM D
1:00PM - 3:00PM D Julia Covello Tina
Mon. October 14
11:30AM - 1:00PM MCR
Tue. October 15
12:00PM - 1:00PM J Shandyn H. Pierce Maya Galicia-Canto Zaren Craddock John Flather
4:30PM - 6:00PM K Victoria Ayeni
7:00PM - 9:00PM Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled
Wed. October 16
3:30PM - 4:30PM J Victoria Ayeni elizabeth glomstad Cindy Muro Trevor Weitzenberg (MIT) Rachel Winer
7:30PM - 9:00PM K Mikayla
Thu. October 17
1:00PM - 3:00PM MCR CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
Fri. October 18
12:00PM - 1:30PM B Michelle Dong
1:30PM - 3:00PM B
Sat. October 19
11:00AM - 1:00PM MCR miranda rowley Aaron Field Yena
1:00PM - 3:00PM TBD - Fun Practice Mikayla Yena Nav Cady Victoria Ayeni
Mon. October 21
11:30AM - 1:00PM MCR Nav Victoria Ayeni Laura Tovar Meron Wendwesen zach g
Tue. October 22
6:00PM - 8:00PM MCR - Send Off! Mikayla Amrita Cady Zach Garrison