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Schedule of Events

  • Posters will be placed in the student lounge, library, and cafeteria, along with an email to all students notifying them of the competitions in the Fall semester.
     
  • Fliers announcing the competitions will be distributed during the first week of classes.
     
  • Students will submit completed applications by September 6 of the academic year.
     
  • Students who have moot related questions should feel free to visit the Moot Court Program Director, Adjunct Professor Louis Fasulo or contact him via email or telephone.
     
  • Internal oral advocacy "tryout" for all Moot competitions will be scheduled from September 9 – 16th of the academic year (see program for times).
     
  • Faculty will select students for teams before October 1 of the academic year.
     
  • Notice of Team selection will be posted on or about October 1 of the academic year.
     
  • The Moot Director will arrange meetings with students, if necessary, to explain selection decision.
     
  • Each Team will meet with their Faculty Advisors in early October.
     
  •  A team leader for each Moot team will be selected prior to or at the first meeting. 
     
  •  If available, a folder of information will be given to each team member which gives the moot problem, travel waiver, signature for compliance of individual Moot Court Competition Rules and General Pace Moot Court Program Policies (working during holidays, understanding that team members may be asked to leave the team for failure to meet responsibilities up until the last written brief is submitted; submitting form asking for 10-20 oral arguments).
     
  •  The students will research and submit their briefs.
     
  •  Immediately after briefs are submitted, the team must submit an oral argument schedule, submit travel waivers, and begin oral argument practice.
     
  •  Oralists for each team are confirmed.
     
  •  Internal/Formal Practice Rounds set up.
     
  •  The Moot Director will contact each Moot Court Team Leader one month prior to the competition to make travel arrangements. 
     
  • Teams Are Competition Bound!
     
  • Team members will meet with advisor/coach to discuss brief edits and other case requirements.
     
  •  Team members will turn in final re-write of brief by the end of the semester in which the oral argument component of their specific moot took place (see Moot Court Course Description: Law 872).
     
  • Teams will report on their Moot Court Competition, make requests for reimbursements (if applicable), and submit any photos or videotapes that were taken during the competition.
     
  •  Students in all Moots will be honored at a Law School Reception in the Spring Semester.