This Thursday, February 22, 2018, seven members of SULC’s Tureaud chapter of Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) will be traveling to Arlington Virginia to compete in a two day long mock trial competition. All teams that will be competing are comprised of PAD members from various law schools across the nation. Among the law schools that will be competing include Syracuse, Villanova, Penn State, Depaul, and over a dozen others from across the nation.
Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) is an international co-ed law fraternity, the largest in the United States. It’s initiated members include undergraduate students, law students, attorneys, and various legal professionals. It currently has over 300,000 initiated members. Five of our current Supreme Court justices are initiated members of PAD, including Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.
The competition team members are John Ginart (coach), Lance Beal (coach), Ashley Armstrong (coach), Matt Sandifer (prosecution), Peter Lemoine (prosecution), Elizabeth Goree (defense counsel), and Jonathan Songy (defense counsel).