Law School Teams Will Argue Movie Actress Contracts
Clubs Will Meet in Quarter-Finals Of Ames Competition This Week
Legal questions of movie contracts and arbitration proceedings will be argued in the quarter-finals of the Law School Ames Competition between second year student law clubs tonight and Thursday night at 8 o'clock in Langdell Hall.
The arguments will be judged by benches made up of distinguished judges and attorneys and Law School faculty members, and will be open to the public without charge.
Justice Louis S. Cox '97, of the Massachusetts Supreme Judical Court, Warren A. Seavey, 91, Bussey Professor of Law, and Franklin T. Hammond, Jr. '92, Boston attorney, will judge the case tonight. This will involve the contract rights of movie actresses, and will be argued by the Scott and Powell Clubs.
Student attorneys for the Scott Club will be Thomas R. McMillan, of Decatur, Illinois, and John H. Richardson, of St. Paul, Minnesota. John N. Calderwood, of Grove City, Pennsylvania, and Robert L. Foote, of Charlottesville, Virginia, will represent the Powell Club.
Thursday night the bench will include Justice Philip J. McCook, of the Supreme Court of New York, Sidney P. Simpson '22, professor of Law, and Charles P. Curtis, Jr. '13, Boston Attorney.
Questions arising under the New York Arbitration Act will be argued for the Langell Club by Thomas P. Mulligan, of Cleveland, and John G. Powers, of Pleasantville, New York, and for the Sayre Club by Alan S. Geismer, of Cleveland, and Tillman K. Saylor, Jr., of Johnstown, Pennsylvania.