Third-year students, with prior service as Moot Court student editors are selected in the spring by the outgoing Student Moot Court Executive Board in consultation with the Faculty Director. In the fall term, student judges may serve as judges in the first round of the Stone Honor Competition. In addition, they will consult regularly with the Faculty Director and assigned student editors to discuss, counsel and critique the editors problems, records and bench memoranda. This is done to assure that the problems presented to the first-year students in the spring are appropriate, interesting, thoroughly researched, and well-developed.
In the spring, student judges will serve as judges on at least two benches for first-year arguments. In addition, they will serve as bailiffs and clerks in Jerome Michael trials and Stone arguments as required. They will also contribute time and judgment as required by the executive board in the conduct of the first-year arguments and provide assistance to and evaluation of alumni judges. They will perform similar functions, as needed, in the conduct of the other moot court programs.
Academic points are in the category of Moot Court credit and are subject to a four-credit limit (see Rules for the J.D. Degree, Rule 1.11). Students enrolled in the Fall (L6676) must also enroll in the Spring (L6776).
Section Offerings for 2012-13
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