Justice Kagan to Judge UT Appellate Competition

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan will judge the final round of the University of Tennessee College of Law’s Advocates’ Prize, the college’s annual intramural appellate advocacy competition, on Oct. 18. Kagan will be the second justice to preside over the competition after Justice Clarence Thomas did the honors in 2010. Five federal appeals court judges also will help judge the competition. They include Judge Rosemary Barkett, Judge Marsha Siegel Berzon, Judge Jerome A. Holmes, Judge Adalberto Josè Jordan and Judge James A. Wynn. The competition takes place Oct. 15-18.