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  The School of Law - Newark 2004-2006 Course Listing Moot Court Competitions  

Moot Court Competitions
International Moot Court Competition (2) This is an international moot court competition which is also known as the Jessup Competition. A team composed of five members is chosen by the International Law Society and the Moot Court Board.
Interscholastic Moot Court Competition (2) Registration in this enterprise covers participation by students in a variety of appellate moot court competitions that are sponsored by law schools or other organizations. Most of these competitions take place in the spring term and are limited to specific subject matter areas. Prerequisite: Intramural Moot Court Competition.
Intramural Mock Trial Competition (1) The Nathan Baker Mock Trial Competition is run by the Moot Court Board. Students enter the competition as a team. In order to obtain the credit for this competition, each team is required to conduct two trials, one representing each side in the case, and to submit a written analysis of the issues in the case.
Intramural Moot Court Competition (1) This competition, known as the David Cohn Moot Court Competition, is held during the spring term. It is open to second year full-time students and third year part-time students. The purpose of the David Cohn Moot Court Competition is to select the team that will represent the School of Law-Newark in the National Moot Court Competition sponsored by the Young Lawyers Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. The regional round of that competition is held during the fall term of the following academic year and the national round is held in the spring. The David Cohn Moot Court Competition is run by the Moot Court Board. The competition problem is written by the Moot Court Board Packet Committee. In order to obtain the credit for this competition, each student must write a brief and argue both sides of the case in the first round of argument.
00:000:000Moot Court Board (1 or 2 per term; 6 maximum) The Moot Court Board is responsible for the organization and administration of the Intramural Mock Trial Competition and the Intramural Moot Court Competition. It consists of students who have been selected by the prior year`s board. Students may participate in the Moot Court Board either for academic credit or as a student activity without credit.
National Mock Trial Team (2) These credits are available only to the members of the Mock Trial Team who are selected in the Intramural Mock Trial Competition to represent the School of Law-Newark in the National Mock Trial Competition. The team members earn 2 credits for participation in the Regional Round of the Competition and, if the National Round requires the trial of a matter different from that of the Regional Round, one additional credit for participation in the National Round of the Competition. Prerequisite: Intramural Mock Trial Competition.
National Moot Court Team (2) This enterprise is limited to students who have been selected to represent the School of Law-Newark in a national moot court competition. Prerequisite: Intramural Moot Court Competition.
 
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