Moot Court Board News

MCB Meeting TODAY

MCB's meeting is TODAY, Thursday, October 20th in Room 175 @ 12:10.

Members: All MCB members except Pirtle-Washer competitors must attend.

1Ls: If you are interested in serving as a bailiff this Saturday, please attend the meeting.  If you are interested in being a bailiff, but cannot attend this meeting, email Eric Johnson at eljohn10@louisville.edu.

MCB Happenings

Sign Up Deadlines for Moot Court Competitions


1. Sports Law - TODAY, Thursday, October 20th @ 5pm.

2. Tax Law - Friday, October 21st.

3. Patent Law - Friday, October 21st (submission date extended).

4. Labor & Employment Law - Monday, October 24th (submission date extended).

5. Energy and Sustainablity Law - Tuesday, November 1st.


For further information, please visit https://www.law.louisville.edu/node/6945.

1Ls: Interested in Helping Moot Court Board with Pirtle-Washer?

This year's Pirtle-Washer Oral Advocacy Competition, the law school's premier internal oral advocacy competition, will begin this Saturday, October 22nd at 9 a.m. at the Jefferson County Hall of Justice. The competition is only open for 2L, 3L, and 4L students, but 1Ls can still help as bailiffs.

Serving as a bailiff at Pirtle-Washer is a great way to gain exposure to oral arguments, which you will have to do in the spring for BLS, and is also a great way to meet local attorneys. If you are interested in serving as a bailiff this Saturday, please attend a Moot Court Board meeting this Thursday, October 20th at 12:10 pm in Room 175.

If you are interested in being a bailiff, but cannot attend Thursday's meeting, email Eric Johnson at eljohn10@louisville.edu.

Sign-Ups for Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition

*Submission Date Extended*

If you are a 2L, 3L, or 4L and would like to represent UofL in the Wagner Labor Law Moot Court Competition, now is the time to apply. The competition will be held in New York City in March 2012. Please email the following information to Professor Levinson (arlevi03@louisville.edu) while cc'ing Brittany Hampton (Blhamp25@gmail.com) on Monday, October 24th at noon:

1. Resume
2. Completed Labor Law Info Sheet (see below)
3. A one-page statement of interest including any past experience in labor and employment law

For tryouts, be prepared to argue both sides of Thompson v. North American Stainless found at http://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=7401240344092765062&hl=en&as_sdt=2&as_vis=1&oi=scholarr.

Professor Levinson or Professor Render will conduct tryouts the week of October 31st. Signups for tryout times will be available on the Moot Court Board Office door on October 24th.

If you have any questions, please email Brittany Hampton.

MCB Congrats!

Congratulations to Nathan Batey and Sarah Christianson for making the Animal Law Moot Court team! Thank you to everyone who tried out this year!

1Ls: Interested in Helping Moot Court Board with Pirtle-Washer?

This year's Pirtle-Washer Oral Advocacy Competition, the law school's premier internal oral advocacy competition, will begin this Saturday, October 22nd at 9 a.m. at the Jefferson County Hall of Justice.  The competition is only open for 2L, 3L, and 4L students, but 1Ls can still help as bailiffs. 

Serving as a bailiff at Pirtle-Washer is a great way to gain exposure to oral arguments, which you will have to do in the spring for BLS, and is also a great way to meet local attorneys.  If you are interested in serving as a bailiff this Saturday, please attend a Moot Court Board meeting this Thursday, October 20th at 12:10 pm in Room 175

If you are interested in being a bailiff, but cannot attend Thursday's meeting, email Eric Johnson at eljohn10@louisville.edu.

MCB Happenings

Sign Up Deadlines for Moot Court Competitions


1. Securities Law - Wednesday, October 19th @ 5pm.

2. Sports Law - Thursday, October 20th @ 5pm.

3. Tax Law - Friday, October 21st.

4. Patent Law - Friday, October 21st (submission date extended).

5. Labor & Employment Law - Monday, October 24th (submission date extended).

6. Energy and Sustainablity Law - Tuesday, November 1st.


For further information, please visit https://www.law.louisville.edu/node/6945.

MCB Members: Upcoming Responsibilities

Thursday 10/20:  Information session in Room 175 at 12:10 p.m.  All MCB members except Pirtle-Washer competitors must attend.


Saturday 10/22:  Preliminary rounds located at the Hall of Justice during 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Those members competing in Pirtle-Washers may leave when done competing.  Responsibilities for the day will be discussed on 10/20.


Friday 10/28:  Competition rounds are at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.  Attendance of MCB members is optional but encouraged for the competition.


Friday 10/28:  Light reception from 3-5 p.m.  Snacks will be served.  Attendance is exclusive to MCB members, Pirtle-Washer competitors, and judges.  MCB alumni reception from 5-7 p.m.  Light hors d'oeuvres will be served.  There will be a cash bar.

Sign-Ups for Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition

If you are a 2L, 3L, or 4L and would like to represent UofL in the Wagner Labor Law Moot Court Competition, now is the time to apply. The competition will be held in New York City in March 2012.  Please email the following information to Professor Levinson (arlevi03@louisville.edu) while cc'ing Brittany Hampton (Blhamp25@gmail.com) on Monday, October 17th at noon:

1. Resume
2. Completed Labor Law Info Sheet (see below)
3. A one-page statement of interest including any past experience in labor and employment law

For tryouts, be prepared to argue both sides of Thompson v. North American Stainless found at http://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=7401240344092765062&hl=en&as_sdt=2&as_vis=1&oi=scholarr.

Professor Levinson or Professor Render will conduct tryouts the week of October 31st.  Signups for tryout times will be available on the Moot Court Board Office door on October 24th.
 
If you have any questions, please email Brittany Hampton.

MCB Congrats!

Congratulations to Sarah Potter, Brittany McKenna, Kevin Pride, and Matt Kinney for making the Client Counseling Competition Team.  Thank you to everyone who tried out this year.