Welcome to the 2014 Burton D. Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition

Registration is Now Open!!

2014 Wechsler Competition Schedule

Early Bird Registration Ends - July 31
Regular Registration Ends - August 27
Problem Released - August 29
Deadline for Problem Clarification - September 12
Electronic Submission Deadline for Briefs - September 28
Oral Argument - October 17-18
Banquet - October 18

We are excited to announce the additions of the Honorable Carl Stewart, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and our jurist-in-residence and the Honorable Timothy Dyk of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit as final round panelists!

Hotel Accommodations:

The Hotel Palomar in Dupont Circle is offering a special room rate for this years competition at $209 per night. The hotel is blocks away from the Dupont Circle Metro Station located on the Red Line which can provide easy transportation to both The Washington College of Law and the Court House for first and second day rounds, respectively. Hotel Palomar is also about 15 minutes away by taxi from both the College and Court House.

All reservations should be made under the "American University/Washington College of Law Moot Court Comp" by either calling 1-877-866-3070 or online here.

Hotel Palomar's Address:
2121 P St NW, Washington, DC 20037

For further information or interest in participating in the 2014 competition, please reach out to the co-directors at firstamendment.wcl@gmail.com. Thank youn!