Moot Court Board News

Moot Court Board Congratulates the New Members of the Client Counseling Team!

Congratulations to Linsey Boyd and Steve Daugherty for being selected for the Client Counseling Team!

Immigration Moot Court Team Participants Sought!

Attention 2L’s and 3L’s! The deadline to apply for the Immigration Law Moot Court Competition is October 17th at 5:00pm.  The Immigration Law Competition takes place in New York City from February 20th-22nd.  The problem is distributed on December 30th and the briefs are due on January 29th.  

To apply, please place your name on the signup sheet posted on the Moot Court Board office door (located across from the Washer Lounge).  Additionally, please place your resume, a writing sample, and a one-page statement of interest regarding Immigration Law in the envelope attached to the signup sheet.

The tryout process will consist of an interview with Professor Trucios-Haynes, the coach, during the week of October 27th.  

If you have any question, comments, or concerns, please contact Carol Allen (carolynann.allen@gmail.com

Immigration Moot Court Team Tryouts

Attention 2L’s and 3L’s! The deadline to apply for the Immigration Law Moot Court Competition is October 17th at 5:00pm.  The Immigration Law Competition takes place in New York City from February 20th-22nd.  The problem is distributed on December 30th and the briefs are due on January 29th.  

 

To apply, please place your name on the signup sheet posted on the Moot Court Board office door (located across from the Washer Lounge).  Additionally, please place your resume, a writing sample, and a one-page statement of interest regarding Immigration Law in the envelope attached to the signup sheet.

 

The tryout process will consist of an interview with Professor Trucios-Haynes, the coach, during the week of October 27th.  

 

If you have any question, comments, or concerns, please contact Carol Allen (carolynann.allen@gmail.com

Environmental Moot Court Team Participants Sought

The Environmental Law Moot Court team is seeking applicants who would like to compete on this year’s team.  The competition requires that team members submit a brief that is due in early December and participate in oral arguments in White Plains, NY in mid-February.  We will be sending one team consisting of two or three students.

Any interested candidate needs to submit a letter of interest (1 page max), a resume, and a legal wiring sample to Kathryn Cross at kathryn.cross90@gmail.com on or before Monday, October 20, 2014.

Immigration Moot Court Team Participant's Sought!

Attention 2L’s and 3L’s! The deadline to apply for the Immigration Law Moot Court Competition is October 17th at 5:00pm.  The Immigration Law Competition takes place in New York City from February 20th-22nd.  The problem is distributed on December 30th and the briefs are due on January 29th.  

To apply, please place your name on the signup sheet posted on the Moot Court Board office door (located across from the Washer Lounge).  Additionally, please place your resume, a writing sample, and a one-page statement of interest regarding Immigration Law in the envelope attached to the signup sheet.

The tryout process will consist of an interview with Professor Trucios-Haynes, the coach, during the week of October 27th.  

If you have any question, comments, or concerns, please contact Carol Allen (carolynann.allen@gmail.com

Environmental Moot Court Team Participants Sought

The Environmental Law Moot Court team is seeking applicants who would like to compete on this year’s team.  The competition requires that team members submit a brief that is due in early December and participate in oral arguments in White Plains, NY in mid-February.  We will be sending one team consisting of two or three students.

Any interested candidate needs to submit a letter of interest (1 page max), a resume, and a legal wiring sample to Kathryn Cross at kathryn.cross90@gmail.com on or before Monday, October 20, 2014.

Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Moot Court Team Tryouts!

Be apart of an award-winning moot court team and take a trip to the Big Apple!

 

Tryouts for this year’s Robert F. Wagner National Labor & Employment Moot Court Team will be held October 14-16 beginning at 6 pm in the Allen Courtroom (Tuesday and Wednesday) or room LL60 (Thursday).  To tryout, you must place your name on the sign-up sheet located on the Moot Court Board Office door and submit an application.  Tryouts will consist of 10 minute abbreviated oral arguments related to the issues raised in Sweeney v. Pence, 2014 U.S. App. Lexis 16896 (7th Cir. Sept. 2, 2014).  Advocates can choose which side to argue, with appellants arguing the dissenting opinion and appellees arguing the majority opinion.  

 

Some of the benefits of being on this team include:

  • Learning the intricacies of a fun and fascinating are of law;
  • Finishing your commitment to the team in late March allowing ample time to devote to other classes and finals; and 
  • Networking with Louisville’s top-notch labor and employment attorneys.  
Carolyn Purcell, the facilitator for this team, can provide more information-including a handy instruction sheet to help you efficiently prepare for tryouts (we know you have a lot going on).  Her email is carolyn.purcell@louisville.edu 

Immigration Moot Court Team Tryouts

Attention 2L’s and 3L’s! The deadline to apply for the Immigration Law Moot Court Competition is October 17th at 5:00pm.  The Immigration Law Competition takes place in New York City from February 20th-22nd.  The problem is distributed on December 30th and the briefs are due on January 29th.  

 

To apply, please place your name on the signup sheet posted on the Moot Court Board office door (located across from the Washer Lounge).  Additionally, please place your resume, a writing sample, and a one-page statement of interest regarding Immigration Law in the envelope attached to the signup sheet.

 

The tryout process will consist of an interview with Professor Trucios-Haynes, the coach, during the week of October 27th.  

 

If you have any question, comments, or concerns, please contact Carol Allen (carolynann.allen@gmail.com

Moot Court Board Congratulates the New Members of the National Mock Trial Team

Congratulations to Madison Shoffner, Carolyn Allen, Corey Shiffman, and Jessica Sapp for being selected for the National Mock Trial Team!

Moot Court Board Congratulates the New Members of the Savannah Trial Advocacy Team!

Congratulations to Kevin Boswell, Christopher Schulz, Ashlea Hellman, Marilyn Shrewbury, and Lindsey Boyd (alternate) for being selected for the Savannah Trial Advocacy Team!