LSU Law Wins National and International Honors at Moot Court and Trial Advocacy Competitions

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LSU Law students traveled
around the world this Spring semester representing the Law Center at
Moot Court, Trial Advocacy, and Arbitration Competitions in cities
such as New York, Houston, and Vienna, Austria. In all,
students participated in 15 competitions receiving honors and
recognition in virtually all of them.

Most notably,
students won two National Championships in Moot Court Appellate
Competitions.

Students Erin Bray, David Conachen, and Adam Savoie won First
Place at the National Tax Moot Court Competition.
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Students Waukeshia Jackson and Jamal Suleiman won First Place in the Best
Brief Category at the National Black Law Students’ Association
Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition.
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LSU
Law students also performed exceptionally well in two arbitration
competitions.

At the Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot held in
Vienna, Austria, the LSU Law
Center competed against students from 205 law schools representing
53 different countries. In only its second year at this
tournament, generally considered the most competitive in the
world, the LSU Law team of Erin Bray, Jeff Keiser, Andrew Lilly,
Delon Lewis, Sara Taylor, and Shaundra Westerhoff advanced from the
preliminary rounds into the Final Elimination Rounds. Delon
Lewis was also recognized in the Best Individual Advocate Category.
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The LSU Law Center team of Adam Savoie and Derek Tanner won
Second Place at the First National Sports Arbitration Competition.
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Other awards and honors received this Spring:

LSU Law advanced to the Quarterfinal Rounds of the National
Environmental Law Moot Court Competition. More
Details.

Two LSU Law students received individual honors at the Judge John
R. Brown National Admiralty Moot Court. More Details.

LSU Law placed two teams in the Quarterfinal Rounds of the SRBLSA
Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition and one team in the
Semifinal Rounds of the SRBLSA Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial
Competition. More Details.

LSU Law represented Region VII in the Final Rounds of the
National Moot Court Competition for the second time in three years. More Details.

More details on all of our Moot Court teams who participated in 2007-08,
including links to team photos and reports.

More details on all of our Trial Advocacy teams who participated in
2007-08, including links to team photos and reports.

For more information, contact Todd Bruno, 225/578-6635 or todd.bruno@law.lsu.edu

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