February 25, 2013
This weekend, various teams of Baylor Law students competed in moot court competitions around the country. As always, Baylor students performed superbly.
- The team of Morgan Harkins and Hunter Oliver, along with brief writer, Travis Cox, won the Elliott Cup Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition in Houston. Harkins also was recognized as the Second Best Speaker. It's the second year in a row that Harkins and Oliver have won.
- The team of Patrick Bell, Mary Colligan, and Lindsey Lehrmann advanced to the quarterfinals at the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition hosted by Pace Law School in White Plains, NY. More than 70 teams competed. Lehrmann won the Best Speaker award for the entire competition, which consisted of more than 210 individual student competitors.
- The ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition teams of Anneke Cronje, Michael Ellis, Mari Bryn Snyder, and Jessica Underwood advanced to the semifinals at the regional event in St. Louis. Snyder and Underwood won the Second Best Brief award (out of 36 briefs) and Ellis won the Second Best Oral Advocate award (out of more than 75 advocates).
- The 2013 NYU Immigration Moot Court Team of Eric Dama, Anali Gatlin and Siobhan Ray advanced to the semifinals and were Best Brief winners for the second year in a row at the competition, which was held in New York City.
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