Ardath A. Hamann
Director, Moot Court
The John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Office: CBA 1129
Office Hours: Tues. 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Thurs. 10 a.m.-Noon
BS, Purdue University
JD, College of William and Mary
LLM, The John Marshall Law School
Ardath Hamann has been actively involved with John Marshall's nationally recognized moot court program for more than 25 years. As director of Moot Court, she advises the Moot Court Executive Board and Moot Court Council. She also supervises the Fred. F. Herzog Moot Court Competition, teaches an advanced advocacy seminar for team members, and coaches moot court teams.
Professor Hamann's area of specialization is antitrust law. For six years after graduation from law school, she was a member of the Antitrust Division of the Illinois Attorney General's Office, litigating criminal, civil penalty, and civil treble damage actions in both state and federal courts. In recent years, she has presented papers on current developments in U.S. antitrust law at conferences in Prague and Brno in the Czech Republic; she has also conducted training workshops on legal drafting for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Professor Hamann's major outside interest is counseling charitable organizations. She has advised and served on the boards of a number of religious and educational institutions.
Professor Hamann joined the faculty in 1984. She teaches Administrative Law, Antitrust, Corporations, Estates and Trusts, and Lawyering Skills.
Can an Agreement Between One Purchaser and One Supplier Constitute a Group Boycott Under the Sherman Antitrust Act? (NYNEX Corp. v. Discon, Inc.), 1 Preview 4 (1998)
Presenter: "Teaching Appellate Advocacy Through Moot Court," Pakistani Legal Academic Delegation, U.S. State Department (2010)
Presenter: 12th Biennial Legal Writing Institute Conference, "Teaching Advocacy Skills in the Context of Moot Court Competitions," Marco Island, FL (2010)
Presenter: "Using Moot Court Competitions to Teach Advocacy Skills," New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teachers, Springfield, MA (2009)
Panelist: Legal Writing Institute Workshop for Adjunct Professors and New Professors, "Grading Papers and Handling Student Conferences," New York, NY (2009)
Moderator: Legal Writing Institute Workshop for Adjunct Professors and New Professors, "Teaching Legal Research and Citation," New York, NY (2009)