2009 Competition

Thank you to all of the teams who competed in the 16th Annual Burton D. Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition, and congratulations to the award winners.

Competition Recap

Winner: Team 7

South Texas College of Law (Team 1)
Chris Burt, Kaylan Estes & Kim Jesset

Runner-Up: Team 30

University of San Diego School of Law (Team 2)
Seth McCutheon & Courtney Randall

Semi-Finalists:

Team 3

Team 12

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (Team 1)
Stefanie Baker, Jill Murphey & Craig Tuttle

University of Wisconsin Law School
Darin L. Achilles & Davin A. Widgerow

Best Brief Team 8 Benjamin J. Cardozo Law School
Matthew Friedenberg & Lana Milojevic
Brief
Best Brief, Runner-Up:

Team 7

Team 30

South Texas College of Law (Team 1)
Chris Burt, Kaylan Estes & Kim Jesset
Brief

University of San Diego School of Law (Team 2)
Seth McCutheon & Courtney Randall
Brief

Best Oralist Team 3 Craig Tuttle
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Best Oralist, Runner-Up: Team 12 Davin A. Widgerow
University of Wisconsin Law School

Results Summary

Competition Problem

Team Briefs

Final Round Judges: Judge Kim Wardlaw (9th Cir.)
Judge Timothy Dyk (Fed. Cir.)
Judge Thomas Ambro (3d Cir.)
Judge Roger Wollman (8th Cir.)
Judge Margaret Seymour (D.S.C.)
Thomas Goldstein (Alumnus and Supreme Court Litigator)

 

Chris Burt Kaylan Estes Seth McCutheon Courtney Randall

 

South Texas College of Law (Team 1) and Final Round Judges University of San Diego School of Law (Team 2) and Final Round Judges

 

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The First Amendment Moot Court Competition is named for Burton D. Wechsler of American University Washington College of Law. The Washington College of Law Moot Court Honor Society is proud to honor Professor Wechsler for his commitment to both First Amendment jurisprudence and the Washington College of Law's Moot Court Program.