2014 Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson 1L Appellate Advocacy Competition
May 12–19, 2014
The Moot Court Honor Board is proud to announce the
2014 Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson 1L Appellate Advocacy Competition. Participants will have the opportunity to practice their written and oral advocacy skills by writing an appellate brief and presenting an oral argument with a teammate. All participants will receive
points for use in application to the Moot Court Honor Board. Missed the Information Session on April 4th? No problem!
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April 4: Initial information session (12:30 in Rm. 133) -- Registration opens!
April 18: Registration deadline ($50 registration fee must be submitted)
April 21–25 (TBD): Mandatory brief writing training session (12:30 in Rm. TBD)
April 25: Last day to drop out
April 29: Optional citation training session (12:30 in Rm. 138)
May 2: DEADLINE—BRIEF DUE
Three (3) paper copies to MCHB office (Room 129) AND two (2) electronic copies (one copy in .pdf format, one copy in either .doc or .docx format) emailed to: 2014HCMP1LAppellate@gmail.com
May 5–9 (TBD): Mandatory oral argument training session (12:30 in Rm. TBD)
May 5–9: Practice oral rounds—available times will be posted on MCHB door; these are limited and first come first serve
May 9: Team pairings released for first two oral rounds of competition
May 12–13: Preliminary Oral Rounds
May 14: Quarterfinal Rounds
May 15: Semifinal Rounds
May 19: Final Rounds
Questions? Email the 1L Appellate Advocacy Competition Committee at 2014HCMP1LAppellate@gmail.com.