National Health Law Moot Court Competition Sign Ups

Any interested 2L, 3L, or 4L may sign up now for the National Health Law Moot Court Competition, held at Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale, Illinois November 6-7.  The team’s coach is Professor Jordan.  At least one team of two students will be selected for the competition.  Additional students may be selected based on competition interest.   

Interested students must submit the following to the Moot Court Board Office in a sealed envelope (place under the door if no one is there):

  1. Resume
  2. Letter of interest (1 page maximum)
  3. Writing sample (brief, memo, etc.)

The deadline for submission of these items is Thursday, Aug. 20th at 4:00. 

Professor Jordan will review the submissions and will conduct interviews on Friday, Aug 21st beginning at 3pm.  Students will explain the substance of their legal argument or analysis from their writing sample in the interviews.

Students who satisfactorily participate in the competition will receive two hours of academic credit.  Additionally, students will enhance their writing skills by completing a written brief.  The brief is due on October 2.

Finally, the MPRE is also given on November 7.  Students taking Professional Responsibility may still participate in the competition and take the MPRE in the spring.

The competition's website is http://www.law.siu.edu/healthlawmootcourt/.

 

Direct any questions to Andrew Swafford.