Results from the 2016 Capitol City Challenge
The Stephen S. Weinstein Trial Advocacy Program and the WCL Mock Trial Honor Society hosted the Eighth Annual Capitol City Challenge Mock Trial Competition at the new American Unviersity Washington College of Law Tenley Campus on February 25 - 28, 2016. The University of Houston Law Center defeated Hofstra University School of Law in the final round.
The competitors were evaluated and critiqued by experienced federal and state prosecutors, public defenders, and private practice attorneys over the course of three preliminary rounds. The top eight ranking teams then advanced onto the quarterfinal round where experienced practitioners continued to evaluate their performance.
Quarterfinalists from the 2016 Capitol City Challenge include the following:
Drexel University, Thomas R. Kline School of Law
Fordham University School of Law
Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law
Howard University School of Law
Stetson University College of Law
Temple University, Beasley School of Law
University of California Davis School of Law
William & Mary, Marshall-Whithe School of Law