2012 Spring Qualifying Tournament

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.

The Moot Court Honor Society’s annual Spring Qualifying Tournament (“SQT”) is the competition in which students compete for available positions on the inter-school moot court team, also known as the Moot Court Honor Society. In order to participate, students must research and prepare their own briefs, as well as plan and present oral arguments on a model case chosen by the Directors.

This year's competition will take place on February 25, 2012. Registration will take place in the lobby of the Washington College of Law from January 30th through February 3rd.

Tournament Documents

A. 2012 Spring Qualifying Tournament Rules

B. 2012 Spring Qualifying Tournament -- Memorandum to All Competitors

C. Sample SQT Briefs: Sample One | Sample Two*

D. 2012 SPRING QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT CASE FILE

E. 2012 SQT CASE FILE - ERRATA

F. 2012 SQT Workshop Powerpoint [PDF]

* Please note: The case briefs are available for stylistic reference only; they are there to assist you with formatting, but not substance, content, etc.

Important Dates

Tournament Registration
Monday, January 30th through
Friday, February 3rd
Problem Release
Friday, February 3rd
Brief Writing and Oral Argument Workshops

Monday, February 6th at 8PM (Room 601)
Tuesday, February 7th at 9PM (Room 402)

Briefs Due - Moot Court Office, Room 539
Wednesday, February 15th
between 4PM at 8PM
Oral Arguments
Saturday, February 25th

Tournament Contact Information

Andrew Kim and Whitney Garrett
2012 Spring Qualifying Tournament Co-Directors
mootcourtsqt@gmail.com