Moot Court Competitions

Judge James Hunter, III Memorial Moot Court Board Officers

These graduating students supervised, organized and managed the James Hunter III Memorial Advanced Moot Court Competition under the supervision of Adjunct Professor Deborah A. Shore. 

Participants will be acknowledged in the Class Day program.


Judge James Hunter, III Memorial Advanced Moot Court Competition Awards

Judge James Hunter, III Memorial Advanced Moot Court Competition Awards

Dedicated to the memory of a fine member of the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals who served from 1971 until his death in 1989, these awards honor students who have excelled in written and oral appellate advocacy. Advisor: Professor Deborah A. Shore

ABA National Representation in Mediation Competition (Section of Dispute Resolution)  The competition is designed to acquaint the law student participants with advocacy skills in alternative dispute resolution processes, specifically mediation. The focus of this competition is on attorney representation of clients in mediation. 

Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court
The Competition was established to train attorneys on how to use the Inter-American human rights legal system as a legitimate forum for redressing human rights violations. The Competition requires students to argue the merits of a hypothetical case written on a cutting-edge topic currently being debated within the Inter-American human rights legal system. Faculty Advisor:  Professor Candidus Dougherty 

Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Team This is a two semester course where students prepare for an appellate-style argument regarding a matter of international law. During the first semester, students write a memorial (international law brief) and prepare an oral argument for an intramural competition. The top students are selected by the International Law Moot Court advisor to participate in the interscholastic competition, which takes place in Washington, D.C. in early March. Advisors: Professors Ari Afilalo, Roger S. Clark and Candidus Dougherty 

National Latino Moot Court Team The Competition is open to all Hispanic National Bar Association-Law Student Division members enrolled in a full or part-time J.D. degree program at any law school.  Advisor: Professor Lisa Rodriguez

National Moot Court Team The National Moot Court Team is composed of students selected by the faculty advisor, along with the Hunter Advanced Moot Court Board, to participate in the National Moot Court Competition. Competitors must have participated in the Hunter Advanced Moot Court Program. Advisor: Associate Dean Camille Spinello Andrews 

Pace Environmental Law Moot Court Team Recognized as the preeminent environmental law moot in the United States, the moot tests skills in appellate brief writing and oral advocacy on issues drawn from real cases, providing experience in environmental litigation first hand.  Advisor: Professor Neil Wise

The Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition, is an intellectual property law competition named after Judge Rich, the former Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which is the nation's specialized patent court. The competition involves sophisticated patent law issues, trade secrets and sometimes trademark law issues. Advisor: Professor Jane Licata 

Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Team A team of students, selected by application, enroll in the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Team and represent Rutgers-Camden at the competition in Vienna, Austria. The goal of this competition is to foster the study of international commercial law and arbitration for resolution of international business disputes. Advisors: Professors Richard Hyland,   Erika Levin and Tara Parvey

Trial Advocacy Competition Team This team is composed of the highest scoring students in the Intramural Mock Trial Team fall competition. The Trial Advocacy Competition competes regionally against other law schools. Advisors: Professors Sandra Gavin and Stanley Stahl 

Intramural Mock Trial Team This competition is conducted in the fall in three separate rounds and students are scored on an individual and team basis. The highest scoring students may be offered positions on Rutgers Trial Advocacy Competition Team which competes regionally against other law schools.  Advisors: Professors Sandra Gavin and Stanley Stahl

Participants from the graduating class will be acknowledged in the Class Day program.