Moot Court Programs (MTCT)   

 

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Number Name Credit Type Offering

MTCT7151

Appellate Advocacy

This course functions as an advanced legal writing course focusing on the development of legal research, persuasive writing and oral advocacy skills in a simulated appellate process. Each student will prepare a draft and final brief on a current issue in the law. Students then participate in two rounds of oral argument, first arguing before a panel of student judges and later arguing before a panel of attorneys.



2

Lecture

in-class

MTCT8150

Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Board

The Appellate Moot Court Board is comprised of third-year day students and fourth-year evening students who create problems to be used in the Appellate Advocacy course, supervise the work of Appellate Advocacy students under the direction of the faculty advisors, and assist in the administration of the required Appellate Advocacy course and optional Appellate Moot Court Competition. Two student directors, one in the Fall and one in the Spring, direct the board members in the completion of their administrative duties. The board members receive two credits after completion of the spring semester. Course is graded Pass/D or Fail basis.



1

Writing

in-class

MTCT8152

Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Board

The Appellate Moot Court Board is comprised of third-year day students and fourth-year evening students who create problems to be used in the Appellate Advocacy course, supervise the work of Appellate Advocacy students under the direction of the faculty advisors, and assist in the administration of the required Appellate Advocacy course and optional Appellate Moot Court Competition. Two student directors, one in the Fall and one in the Spring, direct the board members in the completion of their administrative duties. The board members receive two credits after completion of the spring semester. Course is graded Pass/D or Fail basis.



2

Writing

in-class

MTCT8153

Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Board

The Appellate Moot Court Board is comprised of third-year day students and fourth-year evening students who create problems to be used in the Appellate Advocacy course, supervise the work of Appellate Advocacy students under the direction of the faculty advisors, and assist in the administration of the required Appellate Advocacy course and optional Appellate Moot Court Competition. Two student directors, one in the Fall and one in the Spring, direct the board members in the completion of their administrative duties. The board members receive two credits after completion of the spring semester. Course is graded Pass/D or Fail basis.



2

Writing

in-class

MTCT7152

Eugene Gressman Moot Court Competition

Students compete in brief writing and oral argument for the opportunity to represent the law school in the National Appellate Moot Court Competition. Course is graded on a Pass/D or Fail basis.



Prerequisite: Appellate Advocacy.

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Writing

in-class