RALEIGH — Two Campbell Law advocates competed virtually in the Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition hosted by Brooklyn Law School on March 24-26, 2021. The student advocates representing the law school were third-year student Jordan Arroyo and second-year student Jennifer Garcia. The team was coach by Professor Zac Bolitho.
Arroyo and Garcia advanced to the quarter-finals, and finished as one of the top eight teams out of 33 in the nation. The team received high praise throughout the competition for being passionate, creative and professional advocates, Bolitho said.
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. 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.
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