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