A Baylor Law School moot court team won the regional tournament of the 59th annual National Moot Court Competition and will advance to the national finals, which will take place in early February in New York City. The Baylor team of Ed Cloutman, Brian Garrett and John Hardage competed against a team from South Texas School of Law in the regional final, which was held at Baylor Law School on Nov. 21.
Moot court teams representing law schools from Texas and Oklahoma gathered at Baylor Law School this week to participate in the regional tournament of the National Moot Court Tournament, sponsored by the New York City Bar Association and the American College of Trial Lawyers. The regional tournament began Nov. 20, with the championship round on Nov. 21.
Baylor Law School's fall commencement ceremony on Nov. 8 was an exciting and proud day for 16 law graduates, as they received their juris doctor degrees and heard from distinguished Baylor graduate and former FBI director William Sessions. But an additional highlight that has caught the nation's attention was the presentation of an honorary juris "dog"tor degree to "Skeeter," a Labrador retriever and faithful service dog to Baylor Law grad Amy Jones.