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Welcome to the Rutgers Moot Court Board

The Rutgers Moot Court Board is an autonomous student-run organization dedicated to promoting superior advocacy skills. The Moot Court Board sponsors and coordinates various competitions including:

The work of the Board includes researching and writing competition problems and administering the mock trial and appellate advocacy competitions. It endeavors to field teams representing Rutgers School of Law-Newark in regional and national competitions. The Board encourages student participation in its competitions and other activities. In addition, the Moot Court Board encourages and assists student participation in specialized competitions, including the Wagner Labor Law Competition, the Albert R. Mugel National Moot Court Tax Competition, the American Patent Law Association Competition, the ABA/LSD Client Counseling Competition, National Animal Advocacy Competition, and the Negotiations Competition.


2015 David Cohn Appellate
Advocacy Competition

The Co-Chairs of the Moot Court Board are proud to announce the winners of the 2015 David Cohn Appellate Advocacy Competition:

1. Nikolas Rodriguez - First Place

2. Lauren Van Driesen - Second Place

3. Samantha McCluskey - Third Place

4. Lauren Van Driesen - Best Brief

Congratulations to all of our semifinalists and finalists for a job well done!
A Special Thank You to All Judges, Lawyers, and Board Members!


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