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.
The GW Law Moot Court Board is pleased to announce some weekend success by our board members:…
- The 3L team of Donald Crowell and Alison Cheperdak won the 24th Annual National Telecommunications Moot Court Competition held at Catholic Law from February 9-10, 2018. They were coached by alumni adjunct professor M. Ethan Lucarelli, who is a Communications Associate in Wiley Rein LLP’s Washington, D.C. office.
- International LLM Elizaveta Semenova won Best Oral Advocate at the Philip C. Jessup International Law Mid-Atlantic Regional Moot Court held at GW Law from February 8-11, 2018. Additionally, the team of 3L Ian O’Keefe, LLM Elizaveta Semenova, 3L Lisa Ann Johnson, 3L Kathryn Penry & 3L Mallory Kruper reached the semi-finals, one win away from advancing to the international rounds. They were coached by AndrewMichaels, our Visiting Associate Professor and Frank H. Marks Intellectual Property Fellow.
Congratulations to both teams!
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.
Competition Dates: November 4-5, 2017
Veterans Competition Liaison: Courtney Lutz (2L)
2017 National Veterans Law Moot Court Registration Deadline
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)