Results from the 2017 Capitol City Challenge

The Drexel University, Thomas R. Kline School of Law Champions Mike Acciavatti, Alyx Bennett, Stefanie Friedman, and Immon Shafiei.  

The Stephen S. Weinstein Trial Advocacy Program and the WCL Mock Trial Honor Society hosted the Ninth Annual Capitol City Challenge Mock Trial Competition at the new American Unviersity Washington College of Law Tenley Campus on March 2 - 5, 2017. Drexel University, School of Law defeated William & Marry Law School 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 2017 Capitol City Challenge include the following:

Drexel University, Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Fordham University School of Law   

Howard University, School of Law

Stetson University, College of law

University of California, Davis School of Law

William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe Law School

Temple University, Beasley School of Law

Hofstra Law, Maurice A. Deane School of Law