ABA National Appellate Advocacy CompetitionTeam
Coach / Faculty Contact:
Professor Susie Salmon
Must be 3L in good academic standing
Advanced Legal Writing
Advanced Appellate Practice / Fegtly 2L Moot Court Competition
The College of Law fields two teams for this competition. Team members are selected the previous spring during the Fegtly 2L Moot Court Competition, which is part of the Advanced Appellate Practice course. The six students with the highest combined brief and oral argument scores after the semi-final round of the competition become members of the two teams.
Key dates and deadlines for the 2014-15 competition:
*Entry Deadline: October 31, 2014
*Problem Distributed: November 3, 2014
*Electronic Briefs Due: January 6, 2015
*Regional Competition Dates: February 19-21, 2015; February 26-28, 2015; March 5-7, 2015 *National Finals (Chicago): April 9-11, 2015
Three units (one unit in fall; two in spring)
Periodic meetings during fall semester; oral-argument practices two to three times weekly (including possible weekend sessions) during spring semester leading up to regional competition
The College of Law pays reasonable travel expenses for Jessup participants to attend the regional round of the competition. Please consult Student Reimbursement Checklist for guidelines on required documentation, expense limitations, and procedures for reimbursement.