Bloomberg Law and SCOTUSblog’s Supreme Court Challenge
Welcome to Bloomberg Law and SCOTUSblog’s Supreme Court Challenge! Do you have what it takes to beat Tom Goldstein’s expert team and win up to $5,000?
You and your teammates will use the first-class resources provided by Bloomberg Law and SCOTUSblog – including opinions, Supreme Court briefs, Justices’ profiles, and news – to perform research to make your predictions for merits cases and petitions for certiorari that will be considered by the Court in March 2013. View the required training videos to learn more about these resources, and visit Bloomberg Law for tips and tricks on how best to execute your research.
Prizes will be awarded to the three student teams with the most points as follows:
- First prize is a minimum of $3,500, with an additional $1,500 awarded if your team also beats the experts at SCOTUSblog.
- Second prize is $1,500, with an additional $1,000 if you beat the SCOTUSblog team.
- Third prize is $1,000, with an additional $500 if you beat the SCOTUSblog team.
Petitions for certiorari:
Bland v. Lemke (12-594) – Denied
Edwards v. DeWalt (12-408) – Denied
Islamic Republic of Iran v. McKesson Corporation (12-631) – Denied
John Doe v. United States (12-705) – Denied
Kaley v. United States (12-464) – Granted
Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action (12-682) – Granted