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Southwestern Takes First Place, Best Respondent’s Brief and Best Oralist at National Moot Court Competition

Out of 25 teams from 16 law schools nationwide, Southwestern dominated in the fourth annual Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition at Elon University School of Law in North Carolina. Southwestern's Moot Court team of David Jones, Jessica Nadler and Candace Rodriguez not only won First Place, but the team also won Best Brief Award for the Respondent's Brief and Rodriguez was named Best Ora ...

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Southwestern’s Winning Client Counseling Team Headed to National ABA Competition

In February, Southwestern's Negotiation Honors Program (NHP) competed in the regional round of the ABA Client Counseling Competition, which was held in Santa Clara, California. Southwestern was represented by two teams: Nina Dangourian and April Macaraeg, and Rebecca Ghadimi and Yasha Rastegari. Both teams ultimately advanced to the semi-finals of the competition, and April Macaraeg and Nina Dangourian won ...

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Southwestern Takes Top Team and Brief Awards at National Moot Court Competition

At the Howard University School of Law Bryant-Moore Moot Court Competition held February 28 and March 1 in Washington, D.C. Southwestern's Moot Court team demonstrated their outstanding advocacy skills. Oralists Kenneth Korosi and Talia Leibovic won First Place, and Yi-Hsuan Lin was awarded Best Brief. Southwestern triumphed in the national civil rights competition that included eight teams, defeating Georg ...

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Southwestern Team Takes First Place at ABA Mediation Competition

In February, Southwestern competed in the regional round of the ABA Representation in Mediation Competition, which was held at Southwestern. Out of 12 teams that competed, Imran Rahman, Diana Shaginian, Ani Tolmoyan and Andrew Paster, represented the law school exceptionally well. Rahman and Shaginian (pictured above) advanced to the final round and won First Place when they defeated the team from Arizona S ...

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Southwestern Takes First Place at Regional NBLSA Mock Trial Competition

Southwestern students took First Place at the Western Regional Rounds of the National Black Law Student Association (NBLSA) Mock Trial Competition. At the rounds held at McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento in January, the team of Shani Harris, Alex Hobson, Justin Rabi and Davetta Selma defeated the University of San Francisco School of Law, Phoenix School of Law and the University of Washington (last year' ...

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Southwestern’s National Moot Court Team Earns Second Place and Advances to National Rounds

On November 8 and 9, at a regional round of the National Moot Court Competition, which was held at Southwestern, the team of oralists Nita Lee and Emma Lord and writer Marguerite Sanvictores performed superbly, finishing second overall out of 13 teams. After going undefeated in the preliminary rounds, Southwestern's team beat the University of San Diego in the quarterfinals, topped Pepperdine in the semifin ...

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Southwestern Finishes in Top Four at Weschler Moot Court Competition

In October, Southwestern had an outstanding showing at the Burton D. Wechsler Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C. The team of oralists Scott Emerick, David Jones and oralist/writer Nikki Eclarinal - all third-year day program students - advanced to the semifinals, finishing in one of the top four spots out of the 29 teams who participated in this national competition. During the octafinal round, Sout ...

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Law Students from Around the Country Gather at Southwestern’s Entertainment Negotiation Competition

As a premier institution for the study of entertainment law, it makes sense that Southwestern would also create and host an entertainment law negotiation competition, the first and only national competition of its kind. The Southwestern Entertainment Law Negotiation Competition was created in 2010 by Southwestern's Associate Dean Nyree Gray and Professor Cristina Knolton, co-advisors of the law school's Neg ...

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