Moot Court Teams

  • Philip J. Fulton Law Office Fall National Moot Court Team 
    The Philip J. Fulton Law Office Fall National Moot Court Team is sponsored by Philip J. Fulton, a trial attorney and Capital Law Graduate. The team competes in the National Moot Court Competition sponsored by the Committee of Young Lawyers of the New York City Bar Association. The regional competition is typically held mid-November and, in the past, has taken place in Lansing, Michigan. The National Competition is always in New York City. Issues can range from First Amendment to contract law or property law issues.

    Philip J. Fulton Law Office Spring National Moot Court Team
    The Philip J. Fulton Law Office Fall National Moot Court Team is sponsored by Philip J. Fulton, a trial attorney and Capital Law Graduate. The team competes in the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition every spring. Members of the Spring National Team will face challenging problems in the area of constitutional law. As a tune-up for their competitions, the Members will take part in a yearly Honor Round hosted at Capital University Law School and the distinguished judges award one member a $500 scholarship. 

    Child Welfare and Adoption Law Moot Court Team
    The team competes in the National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare and Adoption Law in Columbus, Ohio, which is typically held at the Ohio Statehouse and the Supreme Court of Ohio. The competition is hosted by the National Center for Adoption Law & Policy at Capital University Law School.

    Corporate Law Moot Court Team
    The Corporate Law Moot Court Team competes in the Ruby R. Vale Interschool Corporate Moot Court Competition, hosted by Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware. The issues the team argues often deal with a hot topic in corporate law. 

    Frederick Douglass Civil Rights Moot Court Team
    Created by the National Black Law Students Association, the purpose of the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition (FDMCC) is to examine legal issues of relevance to the African-American community. Regional competitions are generally held in February.  

    Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Team
    The Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Moot Court Competition is held at the New York Law School. The competition typically takes place in March, in which every team will argue three times, one of which is an off-brief argument. The issues often pertain to the Fair Labor Standards Act, employment law issues, work policies, and labor law issues.

    Criminal Law Moot Court Team
    The John J. Gibbons Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition focuses on timely issues of criminal procedure and criminal law. Fourth Amendment violations and statutory sentencing interpretations are examples of issues this team could argue. In the past, the competition has been held at Seton Hall Law School in Newark, New Jersey.The team will write one brief representing the party of its choice, but will argue both sides during the argument. 

    Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Team\
    The Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Moot Court Competition is held at the New York Law School. The competition typically takes place in March, in which every team will argue three times, one of which is an off-brief argument. The issues often pertain to the Fair Labor Standards Act, Employment Law issues, work policies, and Labor Law issues.

    Jessup International Law Moot Court Team
    This team competes in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. The problem for this competition is typically released on October 1 and a brief is due in early- to mid-January. Team practices occur in mid-January and continue until the competition in late February. For more information on this team, e-mail Professor Snapp.