News and Events
AJTA to Host First Annual Symposium
The American Journal of Trial Advocacy will host its first annual symposium, "The Use of Social Media in 21st Century Litigation," at Cumberland School of Law on February 8, 2013, approximately 8:30 a.m. to noon. The keynote speaker is Chief Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. The program will also include two panel discussions on discovery and other trial and pre-trial issues involving social media. The event will offer attendees three hours of free CLE credit.
Winner of Vulcan Materials Award for Outstanding Candidates Paper
The top scoring papers from the Journal's Summer Writing Program for membership are considered by a committee of faculty members for the prestigious Vulcan Materials Co. Scholarship Award for Outstanding Candidate’s Paper. The winner of the 2012 award is Trey Bolling for his paper written on Denver Health & Hospital Authority v. Beverage Distributors Co. Trey earns the $1000 prize made possible by Vulcan Materials Company, and his paper will be published in issue 36:2 of the Journal. The runner-up for this year's award is Courtney Bailey, who wrote her paper on United States v. Huete-Sandoval and who will also be published in issue 36:2.
Volume 36 Associate Editors Selected
The American Journal of Trial Advocacy is pleased to announce the selection of the 2012-2013 Editorial Board: Courtney E. Bailey, Christen D. Butler, Thomas R. Frazer III, N. Theresa Johnston, Abbey L. Thompson, Nina M. Towle, and Wren M. Williams.
Class of 2014 Journal Members Invited
The Editorial Board and staff of the American Journal of Trial Advocacy are pleased to announce the following students have been extended membership based on their successful completion of the Journal's Summer Writing Program: Courtney E. Bailey, William D. Bolling, Christen D. Butler, Philip Andrew Coyle, John R. Davidson Jr., Thomas R. Frazer III, Jeffrey E. Friedman Jr., Charles H. Jarrett, N. Theresa Johnston, Eleanor G. Jolley, Preston D. Miller, Benjamin W. Perry, Abbey L. Thompson, Nina M. Towle, Grafton M. Weinacker, Wren M. Williams, and Nick A. Williford.