Thirty-six judges will participate in the 2020 National Finals Challenge. To a large extent the quality of the National Finals Challenge depends upon the expertise and demeanor of the judges.


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Judges (listed alphabetically)

David Adler, President, Alturas Institute

Barry Anderson, Associate Justice, Minnesota Supreme Court

Jack Barlow, Professor of Politics, Juniata College

Scott Barnhart, Deputy Attorney General, Indiana

Jocelyn Broman, Legislative Correspondent

Henry Chambers, Jr., Professor of Law, Richmond School of Law

Augustus Chin, Municipal Judge, City of Holladay Justice Court

Trey DeLap, Executive Director, Nevada Center for Civic Education

Carl Dermady Jr., K-12 Social Studies Consultant, Jefferson Parish Public Schools

Lindsey Draper, Circuit Court Commissioner (Ret.)

Charles Dunlap, Executive Director, Indiana Bar Foundation

Professor Stephen Frantzich, Professor, U.S. Naval Academy U.S. Naval Academy

Teena Gabrielson, Professor, University of Wyoming

Benjamin Glickman, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, California Department of Justice

Marcia Holland, Law School Professor Alexander Blewett III School of Law

Caitlin Johnston, Associate General Counsel, Peloton Interactive, Inc

Darcy Kern, Assistant Professor of History, Southern Connecticut State University

Brittany Kreimeyer. Career Services, Concordia School of Law

Hon. Erin Lagesen, Judge on the Oregon Court of Appeals

Andrew Levy, Attorney, Brown,Goldstein, and Levy LLP

Thomas Mackey, Professor of History, University of Louisville

Tandy McConnell, Professor of History, Columbia College

Reta McKannan, Attorney, Alabama

Mariam Memarsadeghi, Co-Founder & Co-Director, E-Collaborative for Civic Education

Mike Miles, County Treasurer, Jefferson County, Alabama

Timothy Moore, Deputy Director, Center for the Study of the American Constitution

Liza Prendergast, Senior Director, Strategy and Technical Leadership, Democracy International

Christopher Riano, Assistant Counsel to the Governor of New York & Scholar in Constitutional Law and Government

Donald Rogers, Adjunct Lecturer in History

Candida Steel, Board Judge at US Civilian Board of Contract Appeals

Joseph Stewart Jr., Professor of Political Science, Clemson University

Daniel Taubman, Judge, Colorado Court of Appeals

Thomas Tinder, Executive Director, West Virginia Bar Association

Lynn Uzzell, Professor of Politics, University of Virginia

Edward Volpe, Attorney at Law

Thomas Vontz, Professor of Education, Kansas State University

Daniel Wong, Center for Civic Education Board Member

Myron Yoder, Chairman, Pennsylvania Professional Standards and Practices Commission

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Judges' Resources

We the People High School Textbook

Judges' Orientation Video


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