Ilene Strauss

Director of Legal Writing Programs

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AIPLA Moot Court

Timothy DeMasi
Henry Lebowitz
Ilene Strauss

The American Intellectual Property Law Association Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition is named for one of the most distinguished members of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The... (0 pts.)

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Environmental Law Moot Court

Susan Amron
Ilene Strauss

The Environmental Law Moot Court, which is sponsored by the Environmental Law Society, provides students with an opportunity to write appellate briefs and conduct oral arguments based on the... (0 pts.)

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European Law Moot Court

Delyan M. Dimitrov
Ilene Strauss

The European Law Moot Court Competition is a traditional moot court competition in which teams of students prepare written pleadings with respect to a problem of European law and present their... (0 pts.)

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Executive Board of the Moot Court

Ilene Strauss

The Executive Board comprises third-year students selected by their predecessors in consultation with the Faculty Director. Their collective responsibility is the successful conduct of the curricular... (0 pts.)

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Foundation Year Moot Court

Ilene Strauss

This course is closed to LL.M.s. As part of the requirement for the Legal Practice Workshop, each student is required to write an appellate brief and argue the case orally. The briefs are written... (0 pts.)

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Frederick Douglass Moot Court

Temitope K. Yusuf
Ilene Strauss

The Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition is a national moot court competition that focuses primarily on public law and topics of particular relevance to law students of color. Competing in teams... (0 pts.)

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Independent Moot Court Coaching

Ilene Strauss

Upperclass students who have participated in one of the intermural Moot Court programs listed in this publication are eligible to serve as coaches. Coaches provide mentoring to first year stuAcademic... (1 pts.)

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Jessup International Moot Court

Ilene Strauss
Delyan M. Dimitrov

Minor writing credit available for upperclass students upon submission of completed brief to faculty member for review This course is closed to LL.M.s. Prerequisite: The approval of the... (0 pts.)

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Lalsa Moot Court

Alberto Rodriguez
Ilene Strauss

The Latino/a Law Students Assocation (LaLSA) Moot Court Program is a national moot court competition that focuses on exploring complex contemporary issues affecting the Latino/a community. Students... (0 pts.)

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Moot Court Stone Honor Competition

Ilene Strauss
Daniel Richman

This is a three-round elimination competition in appellate advocacy. The first round occurs in the autumn term. In this round, each student briefs one issue of a two-issue case and engages in oral... (0 pts.)

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Moot Court Student Editor I

Ilene Strauss

Academic points for L6781 (Spring term) are subject to a four-credit limit (see Rules for the J.D. Degree, Rule 1.13); no academic credit for L6681 (Fall term). Open to second-year students and to... (0 pts.)

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Moot Court Student Editor II

Ilene Strauss

Academic points for L6781 (Spring term) are subject to a four-credit limit (see Rules for the J.D. Degree, Rule 1.13); no academic credit for L6681 (Fall term). Open to second-year students and to... (2 pts.)

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Moot Court Student Judge

Ilene Strauss

Academic points are in the category of Moot Court credit, which are subject to a four-credit limit (see Rules for the J.D. Degree, Rule 1.13). A maximum of 2 credits can be earned as a Student Judge... (1 pts.)

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Nalsa Moot Court

Christine Swanick
Ilene Strauss

The purposes of the National Native American Law Students Association (NNALSA) Moot Court Competition are to encourage the development of oral advocacy and brief writing skills and to enhance... (0 pts.)

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Vienna Arbitration Moot Court

Ilene Strauss
Delyan M. Dimitrov

May serve as a substitute for L6679-Foundation Year Moot Court for first-year students, with prior approval of the faculty Moot Court Director. The Vis Arbitral Moot is an international competition... (0 pts.)

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Williams Institute Moot Court

Ilene Strauss

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... (0 pts.)

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Workshop in Briefcraft

Ilene Strauss

Permission of instructor required. 2 credits. Graded CR/F. Major or minor writing credit available. This course is closed to LL.M. students. Required for students who have been selected and... (2 pts.)

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