CRJ Moots


February 16, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm


The Center for Rights and Justice (CRJ) presents:

CRJ Moots, Vol. 1

Tuesday February 16
4 p.m.
Room 206

Students are invited to a moot court session to watch as our panel of judges assists Issa Kohler-Hausmann in preparing for an upcoming oral argument in New York State's Appellate Division, Third Department. 

Note: By attending the moot session, you agree to treat as confidential all comments made in the session. If you are currently interning or working for the New York State Board of Parole, you unfortunately may not attend. Please contact Professor Alex Reinert,, if you have any questions. 

Case: Dempsey Hawkins v. New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision

Issue: Does the Eighth Amendment require that age at the time of the offense be considered at parole?

Appearing for Mr. Hawkins: Issa Kohler-Hausmann (Yale Law School)

Judges: Professors Betsy Ginsberg, Alex Reinert, and Kate Shaw
Kate Levine (Acting Assistant Professor of Lawyering, NYU School of Law)
Jennifer J. Parish (Director of Criminal Justice Advocacy, Urban Justice Center)
Jeffrey Salomon (Gibson Dunn)