Students Bring Home Second and Third Place in 2006 National Moot Court Competitions; Additional Teams Compete in Regionals

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Congratulations to the following students and faculty members who represented LSU Law successfully at three separate moot court competitions the weekend of November 10-12.

Laranda Moffett, David Geerken, and Wyndi Guillory won Third Place at the National Moot Court Region VII competition. The team also placed Second in the Best Brief category. John Devlin served as faculty advisor. Please refer to mootcourt.law.lsu.edu/2006NMCresults.htm for additional information.

Clarence Cooper, Emily Couvillon, and Leila Parvizian won Second Place at the International Criminal Court Moot competition. Clarence Cooper won First Place in the Best Individual Advocate category. Emily Couvillon was also recognized as one of the top six advocates in the preliminary rounds. Alberto Zuppi, Catherine Rogers, and Todd Bruno served as faculty advisors. Please refer to mootcourt.law.lsu.edu/2006ICCresults.htm for additional information.

Two teams from LSU Law competed in the ABA Law Student Division’s regional Negotiation Competition held at the South Texas College of Law in Houston.

The two-person teams of Paul DeClouet and Josh Rees and Wendra Moran and Chais Sweat worked very hard under the guidance of Professor Liz Murrill. Twenty-eight teams competed, with the highest overall advancing to the national finals in Miami. This was the first negotiation competition in which LSU has competed, and both teams scored well but did not advance to the finals.

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