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2021 Killingsworth-Spritzer Oral Argument Info Session
June 1 - June 4
Preliminary Rounds: February 1st and 2nd at 5:00pm-9:00pm
Final Round: February 4th at 5:00pm-9:00pm
Location: Remotely over Zoom
Practice important oral advocacy skills by giving an appellate oral argument as petitioner or respondent. Receive valuable feedback from practicing attorneys on how to improve as future counsel. Competitors: You will give a 10-minute oral argument for a fictitious case. Petitioners can reserve time for rebuttal at the end (1-2 mins recommended).
1Ls: This is a great competition because you can practice for your final graded oral argument in Legal Advocacy!
More info and tips are available on our Internal Competitions page.
IF YOU SIGN UP, YOU ARE EXPECTED TO SHOW UP! If you don’t show or if you cancel without adequate notice, unless there’s an emergency, you will be banned from competing for 1 year.
Competition Max Limits: (First-Come, First-Served) There is a limit on competitors. This is strictly first-come, first-served. No preference will be given to any year.
Competitors Sign Up HERE!
If you compete, you cannot volunteer as well. You must choose to either volunteer OR compete.
Volunteering to be a timer for this competition is a great way to observe others compete and hear the feedback they provide to competitors. You can see what competing in a Moot Court Competition is like with no risk! However, if you sign up to volunteer on a specific date, you are committing to the entire evening: 5:00pm-9pm.
Competition Max Limits: (First-Come, First-Served) There is a limit on volunteers. This is strictly first-come, first-served. No preference will be given to any year.
Volunteers Sign Up HERE!
If you volunteer, you cannot compete as well. You must choose to either volunteer OR compete.
Questions / Concerns?
Email Teo Dragic, Committee of Internal Competitions