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Earning Academic Credit

Earning Academic Credit for Moot Court:

In addition to sharpening written and oral advocacy skills, Board members are also eligible to earn up to 8 credits for participation on the Moot Court Board.

Each Moot Court Board member can earn the following credits:

Rising 2Ls

Second-Year

  • Fall Semester, 0 credits
  • Spring Semester, 1 credit
  • If competition during Spring Semester, 2 credits total that semester

Third-Year

  • 3 credits total for the year (2 credits for semester with competition, 1 credit for the semester without competition)
  • If on Executive Board, 4 credits total (2 each semester)
  • If you join Moot Court as a 3L, 0 credits for Fall Semester, 2 credits for Spring Semester (includes competition)

Rising 3Ls

  • 3 credits total for the year (2 credits for semester with competition, 1 credit for the semester without competition)
  • If on Executive Board, 4 credits total (2 each semester)

Requirements of Membership:

  • Compete in 1 interscholastic competition during 3L year anywhere in the country*
  • Assist teams in preparation for competition (~6 hours/semester - when not competing)
  • Conduct practice oral argument sessions for 1Ls (spring semester)
  • Participate in conducting annual internal competition
  • Attend Board Meetings (usually twice per semester)
    *With faculty advisor. All reasonable expenses paid