Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Moot Court Competition


Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Moot Court Competition


The Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition is held in honor of Judge Kaufman, a Fordham alumnus who served on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit for many years, including seven years as Chief Judge. The Competition offers teams the opportunity to test appellate advocacy skills before leading jurists, securities regulators, academics, and practitioners.  In years past, the Kaufman Competition has attracted distinguished final round panelists, including Justice Antonin Scalia, Justice Byron White, circuit judges, and commissioners of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

This year, the Thirty-Ninth Annual Kaufman Competition was held from March 28-30, 2014.

Presiding over the Final Round was Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr., of the Supreme Court of the United States; Judge Paul J. Kelly, Jr., of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit; Judge Debra Ann Livingston, of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; Judge Reena Raggi, of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; and Judge Jane R. Roth, of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

 

First row, from left to right:  Judge Debra Ann Livingston, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; Judge Paul Kelly, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit; Colin Casey ’14, Editor-In-Chief; Tania Khatibifar ’14, Kaufman Editor; Justice Samuel Alito, Supreme Court of the United States; Stephen Della Fera ’14, Interschool Competitions Editor; Brittany Robbins ’14, Managing Editor; Judge Jane Roth, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; Judge Reena Raggi.
Middle and back rows: Fordham Moot Court Editorial Board.

 

 

If you have any questions regarding the 2014 Kaufman Competition, please contact Katherine Lovejoy, Kaufman Editor, at the Fordham Moot Court office at (212) 636-6882 or via email at KaufmanMC@law.fordham.edu.