Moot Court Board News

Health Law Moot Court Team Soliciting Interest Now

The Moot Court Board is pleased to announce that selection of a team for the fall 2010 Health Law Moot Court Competition will take place during May and June.  At this time, we are soliciting names of students who may be interested in the Competition.

 

The problem for the Competition could involve any aspect of health law and/or procedural issues that may arise during litigation involving health law issues.  The problem generally arrives in early August, and the due date for the brief ordinarily is in late September or early October.  The Competition will be held November 5-6, 2010, at Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale Illinois.

 

If you may be interested in being a team member and want to receive more detailed information about the Competition and the application/selection process, please send an email message to Marlow Riedling (mpried01@louisville.edu) by Friday April 30th, including your name and an email address that you will be checking regularly throughout May.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Health Law Moot Court Competition Soliciting Interest

 The Moot Court Board is pleased to announce that selection of a team for the fall 2010 Health Law Moot Court Competition will take place during May and June.  At this time, we are soliciting names of students who may be interested in the Competition.

The problem for the Competition could involve any aspect of health law and/or procedural issues that may arise during litigation involving health law issues.  The problem generally arrives in early August, and the due date for the brief ordinarily is in late September or early October.  The Competition will be held November 5-6, 2010, at Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale Illinois.

If you may be interested in being a team member and want to receive more detailed information about the Competition and the application/selection process, please send an email message to Marlow Riedling (mpried01@louisville.edu) by Friday April 30th, including your name and an email address that you will be checking regularly throughout May.  We look forward to hearing from you.

 

2010 - 2011 Moot Court Board Members Selected

The Moot Court Board would like to congratulate the following individuals who were selected as members for the forthcoming year:

Marlow Riedling

Liam Felsen

Lani Burt

Elisabeth Fitzpatrick

Todd Garland

Thomas Stevens

Tyler Fleck

Amanda Prager

Nancy Vinsel

Kristie Wetterer

Sarah Clay

Eric Johnson

Jennifer Siewertsen

Whitney Englert

Andrea Fagan

Sarah Potter

Alex White

Meg Stewart

Jackie Clowers

Joshua Porter

Megan Cleveland

Stephanie Loper

Nathan Fort

Holly Hudelson

Teresa Kenyon

Iara Montoro

CONGRATULATIONS!

 

 

Josh Porter Wins the First-Year Oral Advocacy Competition

The Moot Court Board congratulates Josh Porter for winning the second annual First-Year Oral Advocacy Competition.  Mr. Porter defeated Jenn Seiwertsen in the finals. Special thanks go to Chief Judge Sara Combs, Judge Tom Wine, and Judge Fred Cowan for judging the finals.

Congratulations to the International Arbitration Moot Team

Congratulations to the International Arbitration Moot Team on their performance in Vienna!  

Although the team did not advance to the final rounds, during each of its four rounds, the team, composed of Elisabeth Luff and Andrea Fagan, was praised for its understanding of the case and issues, the thoroughness of its research, its presentation skills, and its ability to handle the toughest questions.

Great job representing the school internationally!

Reception for Moot Court Teams

The Moot Court Board reminds reminds all moot court team members and coaches that a reception will take place Monday, April 5 at 4:30 in the Cox Lounge to honor your achievements.  Light refreshments will be served.  Come celebrate the end of a very successful year for our law school's moot court, mock trial, and professional skills teams.

First-Year Oral Advocacy Competition Finals Today

The Moot Court Board invites everyone to the finals of the First-Year Oral Advocacy Competition held today, Friday, in the Allen Courtroom.  The final round begins at 2:00 and features Jenn Seiwertsen (Appellant) arguing against Josh Porter (Appellee).  The finals judges include Chief Judge Sara Combs of the Kentucky Court of Appeals, Judge Tom Wine of the Kentucky Court of Appeals, and Judge Fred Cowan of the Jefferson County Circuit Court.

Moot Court Board Informational Session

The Moot Court Board informational session will be held Monday, April 5th at 3:40pm in room 080.

Information will be provided on the Moot Court Board, requirements of members, and the upcoming application process for interested individuals.

First-Year Oral Advocacy Semi-finals

Congratulations to Margaret Royar, Jenn Siewertson, Josh Porter, and Thomas Stevens for advancing to the semi-finals of the First-Year Oral Advocacy Competition.  The semi-finals will begin on Thursday, April 1 at 4:00 in the Allen Courtroom.  Professors Leslie Abramson, Cedric Powell, and Luke Milligan will judge.  Everyone is invited to attend.

Pairings

4:00 Margaret Royar (appellant) v. Jenn Siewertson (appellee)

4:45 Thomas Stevens (appellant) v. Josh Porter (appellee)

National Moot Court Team Try-outs

Sign-ups for the National Moot Court Team are in progress! Sign up on the Moot Court Board Room door by Monday, April 5, 2010.

Applicants must also submit a sample brief as a writing sample (which, can, but need not be the BLS brief); this is due to Prof. Marcosson by Monday, April 5th. This counts for 50% of the try-out score.

Try-outs will consist of a 15 minute oral argument based on the brief and will take place Wed., April 7th and Friday, April 9th.  The oral argument counts for 50% of the try-out score. Four individuals will be selected to represent the School on two teams.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Marcosson, Barry Dunn, Marty Pohl, Duffy Trager, Ben Basil, or Michael Gray.