Paul, Weiss Frederick Douglass Moot Court Team Excels at Regional Competition
New York, February 3, 2014—The Paul, Weiss Frederick Douglass Moot Court team at Columbia Law School triumphed last month at the Northeast Region of the National Black Law Students Association Convention, winning four out of six possible awards in a field of 23 teams and 46 competitors.
The Frederick Douglass Moot Court competition, held annually since 1975 by the National Black Law Students Association, focuses primarily on public law and topics of particular relevance to students of color. Columbia Law School’s participation is made possible by the generous support of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.
Columbia Law School's Paul, Weiss Frederick Douglass Moot Court team at the post-competition gala. Front Row, left to right: John Goodwin '15, Madiba Dennie '15; (middle row) Matthew Mahoney '16, Whitney Hayes '15, Katie Coulson '16, Abigail Lowin '16, Debbie Jang '16, Demi Lorant '16, Catherine Djang '16, Arielle Littles '16, Kate Ferguson '15; (back row) Ryan Chabot 15, Nathaniel Sokol '16, Emily Harris '16, Eliazar Chacha '16, Allen Davis '16, Justin Nowell '16, Tom Swanson '16, Glory Nwaugbala '16, Kevin Opoku-Gyamfi '16, Archan Hazra '16.