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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 will in the Annual UC Davis Asylum and Refugee Law Moot Court Competition held in Davis, California. If selected, students are paired with a teammate to draft a brief and argue in an internal Columbia competition which determines participation in the UC Davis Moot Court Program in the spring. Throughout this process, Columbia competitors are provided coaching by upperclass students and participate in several practice oral arguments in preparation for the final competition. In the spring, participants are also required to rewrite their briefs under the close supervision of an instructor and their assigned moot court student editors.