External Competitions

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The George Washington University Law School and the GW Law Moot Court Board, host several interscholastic competitions that are open to all ABA-approved law schools. Learn more about these competitions below.

National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition

National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition

Fall Competition | Washington, D.C.

The National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition (Veterans) is the only veterans law competition in the United States. It is sponsored by the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Bar Association, and the George Washington University Law School. Rounds are held at GW Law and the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

The Veterans competitions accepts up to two teams of two students from each ABA-approved law school that participates.

GW Law students wishing to participate in this competition must be sponsored by the GW Law Moot Court Board or approved by Advocacy Programs. GW Law students will earn one credit for this competition.

Click here for more information.
Register Here by Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Competition Dates: November 4-5, 2017
Veterans Competition Liaison: Courtney Lutz (2L)

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Phillip C. Jessup Mid-Atlantic Regional Competition

The Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition is the world’s largest moot court competition in the world with over 500 law schools in 80 countries. The Mid-Atlantic Regional is hosted at the George Washington University Law School in the Spring. Every year, the problem involves a hypothetical dispute between countries before the International Court of Justice. Teams prepare oral and written pleadings and argue both sides of the case.

The GW team is selected the prior year based on results from the Judge Albert H. Grenadier International Law Moot Court Competition. GW Law School competitions receive on elective credit for their participation.

For more information, visit the International Law Students Association webpage.

Jessup Liaison: Callard Cowdery (2L)