Pepperdine Caruso Law Moot Court in "Not All Moot Court is Adjourned" -- National Jurist
The Pepperdine Caruso Law Moriarity first-year moot court competition is highlighted in the National Jurist article, "Not All Moot Court is Adjourned; Some Go Online." The article features several moot court competitions that have proceeded online as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
Excerpt from "Not All Moot Court is Adjourned"
Pepperdine Caruso School of Law recently held preliminary rounds of its annual first-year moot court competition via Zoom.
Pepperdine's Moot Court Board Faculty Advisor Professor Stephanie Williams authored a posting on the Appellate Advocacy Blog, where she offered tips on how to do a moot court competition online.
"Our experience was very positive. The students are grateful we gave them a formal oral argument opportunity, and many sent thank you emails and even fun Zoom screen shots to us."
It took some work to organize, no question. "We usually have two teams of two advocates each, or four students, argue in each room of our preliminary argument rounds," she wrote. "With about 90 students arguing this year, we placed 4 students and 2 judges in each of our 23 Zoom 'courtrooms.'"
The complete article may be found here