Applying to be a Moot Court Student Editor

Current 1Ls, 2Ls, and incoming transfer students are invited to apply for the position of Moot Court Student Editor for the 2022-2023 academic year.  Moot Court Student Editors can serve either for the full year (fall & spring) or for the spring semester only.  In the fall, the editors attend the Workshop in Briefcraft class, where they work collaboratively in teams of four to create new moot court problems.  In the spring, the editors serve as teaching fellows in the first-year legal writing program.  For more information about the two options (full year vs. semester) and the credit breakdown, please see the linked slides and information session recording below.  

Timeline of Application Dates and Deadlines

May 16, 2022 - June 6, 2022: Application is Open on LawNet, consisting of the following components:  

  • Brief application form describing why you want to be a Moot Court Student Editor;
  • Resume;
  • Writing Sample;
  • Transcript; and
  • The name and contact information for one reference (typically either your LPW instructor or one of your student editors or moot court coaches).    

June 30, 2022 - approximate notification date for students who have been selected for both the full-year and spring programs.

Note for Transfer Students:  Transfer students entering CLS in the Fall of 2022 are welcome to apply to be Moot Court Student Editors.  The application deadline for transfer students will be posted shortly.  Interested students may also contact Sophia Bernhardt at [email protected] 

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