Moot Court Spring Qualifying Tournament Oral Argument Videos

The videos you see below are examples to guide you in the arguments you will perform on Sunday, February 11. To be clear, these videos are examples only. The advocates in the videos are very good, but the issues vary widely, and the techniques the individuals use might not be effective in all situations.

WCL Professor Thomas Bondy Arguing Before the Ninth Circuit (at 1:36:00)

Professor Bondy argues an issue relating to a surveillance program. At the time, Professor Bondy was with the Department of Justice, in the Appellate Staff. He is currently Senior Counsel in Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe's Supreme Court and Appellate practice.

Ames Moot Court Competition 2017

The Ames Competition is held at Harvard Law School. The Presiding judges in the 2017 Competition were Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. of the U.S. Supreme Court; Judge Debra Ann Livingston of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; and Judge Carl E. Stewart of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.