Keep checking back as we will be announcing a venue for the Competition's final round panel and reception soon!
Welcome to the 2013 Burton D. Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition
The Moot Court Honor Society of the American University Washington College of Law is pleased to announce that the 20th Annual Wechsler Moot Court Competition will be held in Washington D.C. from October 18-19, 2013.
Entering its 20th year, the Wechsler Competition is a nationally-renowned tournament that consistently attracts top competitors from across the country. The competition boasts a prestigious panel for its final round. The 2012 final round panel included The Honorable Marsha S. Berzon, Circuit Judge from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, The Honorable Timothy B. Dyk, Circuit Judge from the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Honorable Denny Chin, Circuit Judge from the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, The Honorable Reggie B. Walton, District Court Judge from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, and Paul D. Clement, former Solicitor General of the United States.
This year's final rounds will be held in the historic courtrooms of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Please check back for information on the panel for the 2013 final round.
2013 Wechsler Competition Schedule
Early Bird Registration Ends - July 31
Regular Registration Ends - August 28
Problem Released - August 30
Deadline for Problem Clarification - September 13
Electronic Submission Deadline for Briefs - September 29
Oral Argument - October 18-19
Banquet - October 19
For questions regarding the 2013 competition, please contact the Competition Co-Directors, Erica Bakies and Erin Kelly, at firstname.lastname@example.org.