Williams Institute Moot Court

Course Information

Course Number
L6874
Curriculum Level
Foundation
Type
Moot Court

Section 001 Information

Instructors

Section Description

The Williams Institute Moot Court is a national competition dedicated to advocacy in tha reas of sexual orientation and gender identity law. Competing in teams of 2 or 3, students draft an appellate brief addressing unique and challenging issues of constituional law affecting the LGBTQ community. Two teams will compete in the external Williams competition at UCLA Law School, and all teams will participate in an internal mooting program . In the spring, all teams will either draft or rewrite their briefs under the close supervision of their Student Editors and instructor.

School Year & Semester
Spring 2020
Method of Evaluation
Other
J.D Writing Credit?
No

Learning Outcomes

Primary
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in doctrinal analysis, including close reading of cases and precedents, and application to facts
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in various lawyering skills, for example, oral advocacy, legal writing and drafting, legal research, negotiation, and client communication

Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
None
Instructor Co-Requisites
None
Recommended Courses
None
Other Limitations
None