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The ABA National Appellate Advocacy Teams and the BLSA Moot Court Team Make it to Nationals!

Three more OU Law competition teams bring home awards.  Two teams headed to San Francisco for the ABA NAAC regional competitions.  The team of Kelsey Frobisher, Blake Johnson, and Alex Duncan AND the team of Brett Merritt, Andrew Henry, and Jeff Vogt were undefeated and advanced to the final round.  Kelsey Frobisher, Blake Johnson, and Jeff Vogt won speaker awards, while the team of Kelsey Frobisher, Blake Johnson, and Alex Duncan won 3rd best brief.  The teams were coached by Professor Michelle Johnson who will also take them to the national competition in Chicago in April. 

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CONGRATULATIONS to the OU Law ABA Negotiation and Client Competition teams!

 

The 2013-2014 competition season continues as OU Law students keep the winning tradition going.  The Negotiation Team headed to the windy city to represent The University of Oklahoma College of Law in the ABA National Competition.  Taylor Jones and Zack Ryan competed against 24 other teams in the national competition.  The team advanced to the semi-final round at nationals as second seed finishing fifth overall.  Congratulations to Taylor, Zack and their coach, Professor Erin Means. 

 

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Two OU Law Teams Finish in Top 7 at Competition

OU Law kicked off the fall competition season at the National Health Law moot court competition held at the Southern Illinois University College of Law in Carbondale, Ill. on November 1 and 2. My 2L teammate Elizabeth Isaacs and I competed in the final round and placed second in the competition. Justin Hedges, 3L, and Rachel Sibila, 2L, placed seventh after advancing to the quarter finals. This is the first year OU Law has advanced to the final round of the National Health Law competition. We were coached by Professor Gail Mullins.

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Frobisher, Johnson Win Calvert Moot Court Competition

In a close contest, Kelsey Frobisher and Blake Johnson were declared the winning team in Friday’s final of the 2013 Calvert Moot Court Competition at OU Law.

Frobisher and Johnson argued the position of the respondents in Town of Greece, New York v. Susan Galloway and Linda Stephens, a real case that is on the U.S. Supreme Court docket this term, but has not yet been heard by the justices. Runners-up Joe Trail and Mahtab Doty argued on behalf of the city.

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Moot Court Final Round Features All-Star Judges Panel

Come watch the final round of 1L Moot Court competitions noon April 15 in the Bell Courtroom. Teams will argue in front of an all-star judges panel:

Judge Jerome Holmes – Tenth Circuit
Justice Noma Gurich – Oklahoma Supreme Court
Judge Charles Johnson – Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals
Judge Brian Goree – Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals
Judge Shon Erwin – Federal Magistrate Judge
Judge Donald Deason – State District Judge
Judge Wayne Alley – Federal District Judge, retired, and Jurist in Residence at OU Law
Professor David Swank - OU Law

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