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Melissa Mitchell Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition


The Lansing Moot Court Board is in need of able, intelligent, passionate, and competent students to judge our Melissa Mitchell Competition. The Board is encouraging all general body members to judge at least one round of the competition.  It is a fun way to help our fellow peers taking Criminal Procedure this term in applying their understanding and knowledge of the subject through a practical and competitive fashion.  The requirements for judging are two-fold:

(1) You must have competed in a previous Moot Court Competition, and
(2) Have taken (and passed) Criminal Procedure.

Time dedication for one round is about one hour.  The preliminary rounds for the competition will be held on Week 6: Saturday, February 15, 2014 (Time TBA).  The advanced rounds will be held on Sunday, February 16, 2014 (Time TBA).
 
There will be a Judge's Training meeting hosted by the Moot Court's Competition Committee.  Attendance is mandatory to receive more information on the judging aspect for the competition. Also, because the format of the Competition is changing, so will the judging. We will give you specific details on how it will run.

If you are interested in judging, please contact (via email)  Competitions Committee: 
Donovan Grant (grantdo@cooley.edu), 
Israel Castillo (Castilloi@cooley.edu
Maria Maldanado (maldanadom@cooley.edu



For more information, please contact MootCourt@cooley.edu

    


Intra-School Moot Court Competition

The Intra-School Moot Court Competition involves writing a brief and making an oral argument for both sides of the case. The competitors are made up of students enrolled in the Intra School Moot Court Class. Early admission can be obtained by either advancing in the First-Year Competition or being a top ten advocate for the competition. The Moot Court Board is responsible for setting up the practice rounds. During these practice rounds, the Moot Court Board members assists current students practice their oral arguments for the competition at the end of the term.