Dates & Judging
The 2013 Cardozo/BMI Entertainment and Communications Law Moot Court Competition will take place from February 28th through March 3rd 2013.
The Final Round will be held on March 3, 2013 at 3 PM in the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 55 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY.
The Final Round will be judged by:
The Honorable Joseph Greenaway is a federal judge who sits on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and previously sat on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. On February 9, 2010, he was confirmed to his current seat on the Third Circuit. From 1990 until 1996, Greenaway worked as in-house counsel for Johnson & Johnson. Greenaway was the 1997 recipient of the Columbia University Medal of Excellence, the 1999 recipient of the Garden State Bar Association’s Distinguished Jurist Award, a 2003 recipient of Columbia’s John Jay Award, a 2007 recipient of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund Award of Excellence, and the 2007 recipient of the Roger M. Yancey Award from the Garden State Bar Association.
The Honorable Milan Smith earned a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 1969. Before becoming a judge, he was the managing partner at the law firm of Smith, Crane, Robinson, and Parker, which he co-founded in 1972. He was a President-General counsel of the Los Angeles State Building Authority from 1983 to 2006. Judge Smith was a Vice Chairman of the California Fair Employment and Housing Commission from 1987 to 1991, and was nominated to the Court of Appeals of the Ninth Circuit by George W. Bush on February 14, 2006.
The Honorable Laura Taylor Swain was appointed to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on July 11, 2000 and entered on duty on August 31, 2000. Judge Swain was graduated from Harvard-Radcliffe College cum laude with a B.A. in Government and from the Harvard Law School. She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Constance Baker Motley, then the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, from 1982 to 1983. She practiced law as an associate and as Counsel with the New York-based firm of Debevoise & Plimpton, concentrating in employee benefits, ERISA, employment law and related litigation, until 1996. Judge Swain also served as one of the five members of the New York State Board of Law Examiners for ten years prior to her first judicial appointment. She was the first woman, and the first person of color, to serve as a member of that Board.
All judges will receive an email confirming their judging time, a bench memo and check-in information on Monday, February 25.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your registration, please contact Stephanie Annunziata at firstname.lastname@example.org.