School of Law to Host Regional Moot Court Competition

Law BuildingOn Friday, November 20 and Saturday, November 21, 2015, the School of Law will host the Northwest regional rounds of the National Moot Court Competition.  This competition is the oldest and largest moot court competition in the country, with more than 120 law schools participating nationally. The Northwest regional competition will feature teams from law schools in Montana, Idaho, Washington and Oregon.

The competition involves briefing and arguing a case, generally concerning statutory or constitutional issues, in the United States Supreme Court. The Blewett School of Law’s teams are coached by Associate Dean Andrew King-Ries and Professor Larry Howell. The top two teams from each of the country’s 15 regional rounds will advance to the week-long final rounds of the National Competition, held in February at the New York City Bar Association, which co-sponsors the competition with the American College of Trial Lawyers.