Although it is still many months away, we want to provide you with some important information about the Moot Court program in which you will be enrolled during your first year. The program is an intensive course in written and oral advocacy taught in small sections by practicing attorneys serving as adjunct faculty. While you will find there is a lot to do in a short period of time, the program has proven to be one of the most popular features of the first-year curriculum and we are confident that your experience will be a memorable and valuable one.
For Day Division students only:
The program is an "intersession" nestled between the Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 semesters. It begins Tuesday, January 3, 2012 and ends Saturday, January 28, 2012. Most classes will meet in the evening although we usually have been able to create at least one section that meets in the morning to accommodate those for whom evening classes are particularly inconvenient. Because the program counts for three credits but is completed within only four weeks, it is particularly intense, meeting three to four times per week, and includes a substantial writing project. Accordingly, we recommend that you not make plans to travel in January. You will receive more information about the program at a meeting in October.
For Evening Division students only:
The program takes place after the conclusion of the Spring semester. It begins Monday, May 21, 2012 and ends Friday, June 22, 2012. Because the program counts for three credits but is completed within only five weeks, it is particularly intense, meeting three to four times per week, and includes a substantial writing project. You will receive more information at a meeting during the Spring semester.
For further information, contact Professor Paul Bader.