Court of Appeals Judges to Work with AP Government Classes

Three judges from the Iowa Court of Appeals will serve as the “Chief Justice” of moot court arguments being held next week as a part of AP Government classes at three DMPS high schools.

Chief Judge Larry Eisenhauer along with Judge Anu Vaitheswaran and Judge Mary Tabor of the Iowa Court of Appeals will join a panel students judges to hear oral arguments in two cases.

“It’s really an honor to have three jurists from Iowa’s highest courts in our classrooms to work with our students on such a critical lesson in American government,” said Amber Graeber, humanities coordinator for Des Moines Public Schools.

The moot court arguments will be held as follows:


Roosevelt High School, 4419 Center St. (room 3370)
1:05 to 2:35 PM
Chief Judge Larry Eisenhauer 


East High School, 815 E. 13th St. (room 3039M)
12:25 to 1:50 PM
Judge Anu Vaitheswaran

Hoover High School, 4800 Aurora Ave. (library)
7:40 to 9:05 AM and 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Judge Mary Tabor