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Upper-year moot court competitions offer exciting opportunities to develop legal skills and delve into a particular area of law. 

The following programs are sponsored by external organizations and companies and span a broad range of legal topics. Limited funds are available to help defray the costs of participating in an external moot court program. If you are interested in a program that is not listed below, please contact Sophia Bernhardt, director of legal writing and moot court programs.

Competition Information

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D. M. Harish Memorial Government Law College International Online Moot Court Competition ("DMH") is India's first international moot court competition and deals with issues relating to public international law. 

  • Dates of the competition: March 27-28, 2021
  • Registration and fee payment deadline: Friday, February 12, 2021
  • Location: Virtual 

DMH 2021 Registration Information & Dates

DMH 2021 Compromis 

DMH 2021 Competition Rules 

The 2021 Children's Rights Moot Court Competition is an international moot court competition on children's rights matters. 

  • Dates of the competition: June 7-11, 2021 
  • Registration deadline: Monday, February 15, 2021
  • Location: Virtual 

Website for the Competition

The 2nd NALSAR PIL Moot Court Competition, 2021 is an international competition on emerging issues in public international law. 

  • Dates of the competition: May 15-16, 2021 
  • Registration deadline: TBD (registration information will be released on Monday, February 15, 2021)
  • Location: Virtual 
  • For more information about the competition, please visit the competition's Instagram or Facebook pages


The ICC Moot Court competition simulates the proceedings of the ICC and past cases include issues of substantive and procedural international criminal law. 

  • Dates of the competition: June 6-27, 2021 
  • Registration deadline: Sunday, November 15, 2020
  • Location: Virtual 

Website for the Competition

  • Dates of the competition: January 15-17, 2021
  • Registration deadline: October 31, 2020
  • Location: Virtual

Website for the Competition

A Maritime Arbitration Moot Court competition in India, the competition is based on contemporary and developing aspects of maritime arbitration. 

  • Dates of the competition: April 8-11, 2021
  • Registration deadline: last week of November 2020 
  • Location: Hybrid

Website for the Competition