Press Releases and Media Advisories

Media Advisory

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

ATTENTION: Assignment desks and general assignment, higher education and legal reporters

Tickets for Moot Court Finals with Justice Sotomayor Now Available

Event Relocated to Zellerbach Hall 

Media Contact: Susan Gluss, (510) 642-6936,

UC Berkeley School of Law announced today that the James Patterson McBaine Honors Moot Court Competition has been moved from Wheeler Auditorium to Zellerbach Hall. U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor will preside over the finals competition, along with William Fletcher of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Associate Justice Carol Corrigan of the California Supreme Court.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 from 6:00 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley

Only still camera and notepad coverage is permitted. Audio-recording devices are allowed for note-taking purposes, but not for broadcast.

Please R.S.V.P. to Susan Gluss by Monday, Jan. 31, to reserve a seat. There are limited numbers of seats for media.

The event is open to the general public. Tickets are free and may be picked up in advance at the Zellerbach Box Office (hours: Tuesday through Friday, 12:00 noon to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.), reserved online at, or over the phone at 510-642-9988. Online and phone orders are subject to a $1 processing fee. Tickets are limited to two per person. All seating is general admission.

**For arrangements for group tickets or any other logistical questions, please contact Nancy Donovan at or 510-643-1346.

Please note that no large bags or backpacks will be allowed in Zellerbach Hall, and all attendees will be subject to a security search.