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Cameras in the Courtroom: Longhorn Network Films Moot Court Competition

Earlier this spring, the Longhorn Network television channel filmed the 2014 Thad T. Hutcheson 1L Moot Court Competition at The University of Texas School of Law. Sixty-four Texas Law students tackled a case that had been set before the Texas Supreme Court. Two currently sitting justices from the court participated in the final-round panel. The […]

From left to right, Coach Debbie Langehennig, ‘88, Eric Werlinger, Brian Cumings, and Coach Jay Ong, stand in front of the University of Texas Tower, which was illumniated on May 8 in honor of Cumings and Werlinger's winning the national championship for the Law School's interscholastic team in the Conrad B. Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition.

UT Tower lit for Law School interscholastic team’s national championship

On Tuesday, May 8, 2012, beginning at 7:30 p.m., the University of Texas Tower was illuminated in burnt orange with lit windows spelling out a “No. 1″ in recognition of the School of Law’s national championship at the twentieth annual Conrad B. Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, held at St. John’s University in Queens, New York, March 9-12, 2012.

From right to left, Thad T. Hutcheson 1L Moot Court Competition Champion Michael Kelso, Kelso's legal writing instructor Wayne Schiess, Hutcheson Competition finalist Courtney Johnson, and Johnson's legal writing instructor, Stacy Rogers Sharp.

Outstanding first-year advocates recognized at annual Hutcheson Moot Court Championship

On April 23, 2012, the Law School hosted the final round of the 2012 Thad T. Hutcheson 1L Moot Court Competition in the Eidman Courtroom. Finalists Michael Kelso and Courtney Johnson argued before a venerable panel of jurists.

UT Law wins regional championship at ABA’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition

UT law students, competing among thirty-two teams in the American Bar Association’s annual National Appellate Advocacy Competition, won a regional championship, paving the way to vie for a national title in Chicago in April. The ABA’s moot court competition is the biggest in the nation, involving nearly two hundred teams from law schools across the nation. The Law School’s team will be one of twenty-four teams advancing.

UT Law wins Regional Championship at the ABA’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition, advances to nationals in Chicago

The University of Texas School of Law claimed a regional championship for the third consecutive year at the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition—the nation’s largest moot court competition—in Seattle on March 3–5, 2011.

UT Law Bankruptcy Moot Court Team

UT Tower Lit for Bankruptcy Moot Court team’s National Championship April 27, 2010

The University of Texas lit the Tower on April 27, 2010, to honor the Law School team that won the 2010 National Championship at the Judge Conrad B. Duberstein National Bankruptcy Moot Court competition.