Case: Tanner v. State of Ames
A writ of certiorari is granted on the following two questions:
- Whether the Ames Nonconsensual Pornography Act, Ames Crim. Stat. 545, violates the First Amendment.
- Whether the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination allows a defendant to refuse to disclose the password to her computer and phone, when the government has a warrant to search those devices.
Hon. Stephen G. Breyer ’64, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court
Hon. Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, Supreme Court of California
Hon. Judith W. Rogers ’64, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Justice Robert H. Jackson Memorial Team
Matthew Arons, Oralist
Taylor Custer, Oralist
The Lloyd Gaines Memorial Team
Jason Bell, Oralist
Travis Fife, Best Oralist
On March 10, two teams of HLS students faced off for the final round of the Ames Moot Court Competition. For the first time in its more than 100-year-old history, the competition was conducted virtually, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Watch the Video: 2020 Ames Moot Court Competition
Tanner v. State of Ames