Congratulations to Moot Court Teams - UPDATE!
In the last few weeks the COL’s four moot court teams have been competing in events around the country. Here are the details:
- NEW - The Sports Law Moot Court Team competed in New Orleans and did the best it has ever done. The team finished in the top 8 (out of 36), after losing to the eventual winner. The team also won the Best Brief award for the entire competition. The 2010-2011 team was comprised of Sarah Stanton (3L), Krista Germeroth (3L), Oliver Davis (3L), and Danny Neuman (2L).
- The Jessup Moot Court team, composed of 3L Jacob Lee, and 2L’s MJ Vuinovich, Stephen Elzinga, David Friedman, and Lauren Gizinski, won six straight matches against teams from other law schools to advance to the final rounds of the Rocky Mountain Super Regional. In late March they, will travel to Washington, D.C., to compete with teams from 500 other schools representing more than 80 different countries in the International Rounds of the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition.
- The NALSA Moot Court Team, 3L Sherri Mitchell, Jordan Thompson, Valisa Nez, and Anthony Bohn, competed at Columbia University. Sherri Mitchell was ranked Third Best Oralist in this competition, involving a fictitious problem concerning civil forfeiture and contempt proceedings on an Indian Reservation.
- The National Environmental Moot Court Team made it to the Quarter Finals in their competition at Pace Law School in White Plains, New York. The team consisted of Kyle Overs (2L), Eddie Slade (2L) and Allison Woolston (3L). Kyle Overs and Eddie Slade were awarded Best Oralist in two of the preliminary rounds.
- The College of Law’s Trial Team made it all the way to the Semi-Final Round of the Regional Competition for the National Trial Competition. Both University of Arizona teams advanced to the third day of competition. Team Blue, consisting of Brian Chase, Joseph Ezzo and Brandon Espinosa advanced to the top 16, and defeated Pepperdine University, one of the top four teams in this year's tournament. Benjamin Greim, Jonathan Confer and Meaghan Kramer took Team Red to the top 8, and defeated last year's tournament champions, Loyola Marymount University.
Congratulations to all team members!