Each fall, the New York Law School Moot Court Association administers the Charles W. Froessel Intramural Moot Court Competition. The Froessel Competition is a rigorous recruiting program used by the New York Law School Moot Court Association to select its members. In addition, the competition provides students with the opportunity to display their advocacy skills.
The 37th Annual Charles W. Froessel Competition will be held during September 18-22, 2013. Click here to view the Information Session regarding the competition and the Moot Court Association.
Froessel Co-Chairs (2013-2014)
Catherine Brunetto and Ariel Cabral
Froessel Co-Authors (2013-2014)
Elona Kukaj and Alex Noble
Moot Camp I will be held on Saturday, June 22nd at 12:00 p.m. in Room W401.
Moot Camp II will be held on Sunday, July 14th at 12:00 p.m. in Room W401.
Please register for Moot Camp by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 21st. Click here to register.
Click here to register for the competition. Registration deadline is Sunday, July 14, 2013, 1:00 p.m.
Fact Pattern Release: Sunday, July 14th at 8:00 p.m.
Briefs Due: Sunday, August 11, 2013 by 9:00 p.m.
Competition Dates: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - Sunday, September 22, 2013
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FAQs about Moot Camps:
What to expect at Moot Camp I: Moot Court Association members will explain what it is like to be a competitor in the Froessel Competition. Student editors will discuss brief writing techniques. (Note: briefs for moot court competitions are a slightly different format than what was taught in Legal Practice class. This is a great opportunity to clarify any questions you have about writing the brief.) Members will also discuss how much time you can expect to put into preparation for the competition. This will help you plan your summer accordingly.
What to expect at Moot Camp II: Moot Court Association members will provide tips on how to deliver a successful oral argument. Members will demonstrate both good and bad oral argument techniques. This is a great opportunity to ask questions and get a head start on the competition.
for Moot Camp by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 21st. We urge you attend both
Moot Camp sessions. If you will be out of town or otherwise cannot attend
one or both of the sessions, they will be recorded and posted to the
Froessel Competition website. However, please note that you may compete in
Froessel even if you are unable to attend.