Joseph Alexander Serving as Mentor for St. John's Law School Moot Court Competition
Today our partner Joseph Alexander began practice sessions as an alumni coach for the St. Johns team in the Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Moot Court Competition in March. This year’s fact pattern concerns an arrest that was made following State Capital Building riots. It is set to address questions including whether compelling a subject to use their fingerprint to unlock a smartphone is a testimonial statement in violation of the Fifth Amendment, whether expert testimony on the reliability of eyewitnesses identifications is admissible under the Federal Rules of Evidence, and if the Federal rules implicitly forbids sequestered witnesses from learning of each other’s testimony outside of courtroom proceedings. This is just one of many ways in which the leadership at Shaub Ahmuty Citrin & Spratt works to be involved in the legal community and reach out to up and coming talent. We wish Joe and his team the best of luck.