Moot Court Board News

MOOT COURT ARBITRATION TEAM COMPETES THIS WEEKEND IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA

Please join us in encouraging Lily Chan, Brandon Edwards, Jamie Izlar, and Samantha Thomas as they travel to Omaha, Nebraska, this weekend to represent our school at the ABA Law School Division Arbitration Competition.
Good Luck Team!

Criminal Law Moot Court Tryouts

The Twelfth Annual Herbert Wechsler National Criminal Law Moot Court
Competition will be hosted by the SUNY— Buffalo Law School on Saturday,
March 27, 2010. A team from the University of Louisville won the
competition in 1999 and 2000 and we are hoping to bring the title back
to the law school!

Those interested in trying out should submit their resume and a writing
sample of no more than 10 pages to Lauren Bean at
lebean01@louisville.edu by Friday, November 13, at 12 p.m.  These
documents must be in a single .pdf file.

Tryouts will be held on Thursday, November 19, from 4-7 p.m. in the
Allen Courtroom. Sign-ups are on the Moot Court Board Office door.

Competitors must argue State v. Kennedy, 957 So.2d 757 (La. 2007), to
the United States Supreme Court.  Oral arguments are limited to 10
minutes and competitors may pick either side.

For questions about try outs, please contact David Haney at
dlhane03@louisville.edu or Lauren Bean.
For more information about the competition, please go to
http://wings.buffalo.edu/law/bcls/

Good Luck to the Health Law Moot Court Competition Team!

We want to wish Noelle Rao, Eric Lowe,  Mark Fendley, and coach Karen Jordan good luck as they travel to Carbondale, Illinois to participate in the National Health Law Moot Court Competition. Go get 'em!!

Sports Law Moot Court Competition Tryouts

Interested in Sports Law? The Moot Court Board is sponsoring a Sports Law Moot Court Competition (contingent upon registration confirmation) at Tulane Law School in New Orleans, Louisiana, during Mardi Gras! If interested please submit a resume, one page letter of interest, and writing sample in a sealed envelope, to the Moot Court Board office NO LATER THAN 3:00pm, Thursday, November 5, 2009. Professor Anita Moorman will be coaching the team and the competition will take place February 10-12, 2010. Please visit http://www.law.tulane.edu/tlsOrgs/mootcourt/index.aspx?id=5048 for more information on the competition or contact Eric Lowe with any questions at ejlowe01@louisville.edu.

Congratulations to the 2009-10 National Trial Team Members

Congratulations to Aaron Price, Algeria Ford, Andrew Henson, Brian Bennett, and Erin Bravo for making the 2009-10 National Trial Team.  The team will compete in February in Columbus, Ohio.  Rob Riley and Kim Ballard are the team's coaches.

Interested in Trying Out for the Tax Moot Court Team?

Any upper-level student interested in trying out for the Tax Moot Court Team MUST sign up on the door of the Moot Court Board Office by Friday October 23.  After we get an accurate count of those interested, we will provide information about what is expected for the tryouts and when those dates will be.  If you have any questions please contact Blake Nolan at blake.nolan@louisville.edu.

Securities Law Moot Court Competition Tryouts

Securities Law Moot Court Competition tryouts will be held Wednesday October 28th from 12:15-2:15 p.m. and Thursday, October 29th from 4:15-5:30 p.m in the Allen Courtroom.  Interested 2Ls, 3Ls, and 4Ls are invited to sign up.
 
Tryouts consist of a written and oral component.  Students should pick up a tryout problem from the envelope outside the Moot Court Board door as soon as practical and sign up for a tryout time.  Students must submit their written answer to the problem, resume, and an unofficial transcript (all in a sealed envelope) to the Moot Court Board office by October 27 at 5:00. 
 
The competition will be held March 25-28 at Fordham University School of Law in New York City.  The team is coached by Professor Manning Warren.
 
Email any questions to Ashley Eade at amgill06@louisville.edu.

POSTPONED--Federal Court Program for Law Students

Due to lack of participation, the following program is postponed.  We will try to reschedule for February. 

Clerk Jeffrey Apperson of the Western District of Kentucky will conduct a program for law students this Saturday, October 17 at 9 a.m. at the federal courthouse downtown.  Mr. Apperson will conduct a courthouse tour and an electronic filing demonstration.  Electronic filing of court documents is now required in most federal courts, including Kentucky's, and attorneys must have the training before practicing before the courts.  The program will last approximately two hours.

Any interested student should e-mail Barry Dunn by 9 a.m. Friday.

Thanks to Professor Laura Rothstein, the Moot Court Board, and the University of Louisville Law Review for arranging the event.

Congratulations to Students Selected to Compete in the Saul Lefkotwitz Trademark Moot Court Competition

The Moot Court Board congratulates the following six students who have been chosen to represent the law school at the Saul Lefkowitz Trademark Moot Court Competition:


Jessica Richards
Justin Capps
Leah Campbell
Mari-Elise Gates
Marty Pohl
Marilyn Osborn

Congratulations to the 2009-2010 Patent Law Moot Court Competition Team

Please congratulate Mary Elise Gates and Dave Kincaid as the members of the 2009-2010 Patent Law Moot Court Competition team. Wish them luck as they compete and represent the University of Louisville.