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2021-2022 Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition Registration

  • 17 Oct 2021
  • 28 Nov 2021


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • This registration fee is available until October 29th. After October 29th, the WRBLSA registration fee will increase to $320.

Registration is closed

Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition Overview

Each team will consist of two advocates per team. Teams will write briefs arguing on behalf of the petitioner and respondent. Regional and national competitions will simulate an appellate oral argument proceeding.

For each round, oral arguments for each side will consist of no more than 30 minutes, including rebuttal. Competitors are evaluated on their overall ability as an appellate advocate. After each side articulates their argument, and the judges score each competitor using the official TMMCC rubric. Overall, each round lasts no more than 1.5 hours.

The top three placing teams from each of the six regional conventions will be invited to compete at the National Convention taking place from March 16th to March 20th in Memphis, Tennessee.

Registration EXTENDED to November 28, 2021!

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