UM Law School's Moot Court Board ranked nationally.The University of Miami This article is about the university in Coral Gables, Florida. For the university in Oxford, Ohio, see Miami University.
The University of Miami (also known as Miami of Florida, UM, or just The U School of Law's Charles C. Papy, Jr., Moot Court A method of teaching law and legal skills that requires students to analyze and argue both sides of a hypothetical legal issue using procedures modeled after those employed in state and federal appellate courts. Board has been ranked sixth in the nation this year by the Blakely Advocacy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center The University of Houston Law Center—founded in 1947 as Bates College of Law—is an American Bar Association accredited law school and one of the 13 academic colleges at the University of Houston. It awards the Juris Doctor (J.D. .
The UM moot court teams recently swept the competition at the BMI/Cardozo Entertainment and Communications Law Moot Court Competition in Manhattan. The team, consisting of third-year students Chris Bonifay and Kiara Griggs and second-year student Samantha Epstein, defeated teams from more than 25 law schools across the country, as well as a team from India. The team also took home the Best Brief Award, and Chris Bonifay won the award for Best Oralist in the final round.
The same weekend, two moot court teams competed in the New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of regional round of the ABA's National Appellate Advocacy Legal representation by an attorney before any state or federal court of intermediate or final appeal.
The U.S. Courts of Appeals were created by the Evarts Act of 1891 (28 U.S.C.A. § 43) and are divided into 13 judicial circuits. Competition. Coached by Harvey Sepler, an appellate attorney and adjunct professor at the law school, third-year student Kristy Militello, along with second-year students Danielle Golino and Chris Pizzo, advanced to the final round where they narrowly lost to Harvard. Third-year students Lindsay Berman and Richard Jones, as well as second-year student Felix Rodriguez, advanced to the semi-final round.
Members of the Papy Moot Court Board also competed in the 12th Annual National Juvenile Law Moot Court Competition, held in Costa Mesa, California Costa Mesa is a suburban middle class city in Orange County, California, United States. The population was 108,724 at the 2000 census. Since its incorporation in 1953, the city has grown from a semi-rural farming community of 16,840 to a suburban city with an economy based on , and the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition for the Southern Region in Atlanta.