Last year, a team from the University of Detroit Mercy emerged victorious in the inaugural Moot Court National Championship presented by the Blakely Advocacy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center. This year, a new victor will be crowned as 16 top teams from across the country meet in Houston for a three-day competition that begins on Jan. 28.
Each of the 16 teams “earned” invitations to the tournament by winning honors at various moot court competitions throughout the United States. “The Moot Court National Championship is the Super Bowl of moot court competitions, with teams qualifying for the shot at a true national title. We’re looking forward to an outstanding competition, and may the best team win,” said Jim Lawrence, who directs the Blakely Advocacy Institute.
The sixteen teams include:
The opening rounds of the three-day competition begin on Thursday, January 28. For more details on times and locations, click to http://www.mootcourtchampionship.com