Art of Advocacy with First Mondays podcast, Mon. 9/18 1-2PM

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Please join NYU Law’s Moot Court Board and American Constitution Society at the first Art of Advocacy event this year! Art of Advocacy is a lunch series sponsored by the law school where we bring in different speakers to discuss litigation strategy and oral/written advocacy. These events are open to all students with attendance at each event determined through a lottery system. This system ensures that the lunches feel more like conversations and less like lectures.


The Art of Advocacy’s first guest will be First Mondays. First Mondays is a podcast about the Supreme Court, co-hosted by Dan Epps and Ian Samuel. First Mondays will provide a birds’ eye view on the construction of Supreme Court litigation strategy, particularly with a new member on the court, followed by an open Q&A with students. To enter, please sign up with this link ( by no later than WEDNESDAY, September 13th at 5pm. Successful entrants will be notified on the evening of September 13th.


Dan Epps is an Associate Professor of Law at Washington University in St. Louis, where he teaches and writes about criminal law and criminal procedure.  He was a law clerk for Justice Kennedy in October Term 2009 before working as an appellate and Supreme Court practitioner at King & Spalding in Washington, D.C. and then a Climenko Fellow & Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School.


Ian Samuel is a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, and clerked for Justice Scalia in October Term 2012. He was also a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the Solicitor General in October Term 2009, and an appellate litigator in the Justice Department’s Civil Division.