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 would like to thank all of the competitors and participants of the 20th Annual Burton D. Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition in Washington D.C. Here are the results from the 2013 competition: 

Winner: University of Wisconsin Law School

Runner-up: Faulkner University Jones School of Law

Semifinalists: Michigan State University College of Law, Southwestern Law School

Quarterfinalists: Brooklyn Law School, Texas Tech University School of Law, Cleveland State University- Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, University of Miami School of Law

Octofinalists: University of San Diego: School of Law, South Texas College of Law, Univeristy of Connecticut School of Law, Touro law Center, George Mason University School of Law, St. John's University School of Law, Seton Hall University School of Law, Emory University School of Law

Best Oralists: 1. Kevin Shaffer, Brooklyn Law School
2. Brittany Zummer, University of San Diego: School of Law
3. Caitlin Madden, University of Wisconsin Law School
4. Katie Harrington, South Texas College of Law
5. John Roddy Pace, Texas Tech University School of Law
6. Keri Mahoney, Touro Law Center
7. Michael Wiseman, Emory University School of Law
8. Morgan Sanders, Faulkner University Jones School of Law
9. Megan Kateff, Texas Tech University School of Law
10. Amerique Philyaw, Michigan State University College of Law

Best Briefs: 1. University of Miami School of Law
2. Faulkner University Jones School of Law
3. Colorado Law – University of Colorado
4. Brooklyn Law School
5. Seton Hall University School of Law

 

This year's final round was held in the historic courtrooms of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. The final panel included Judge Beverly Martin of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Danny Boggs of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and Mr. Paul Clement, former Solicitor General of the United States. 

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 further information or interest in participating in the 2014 competition, please reach out to the co-directors at firstamendment.wcl@gmail.com. Thank you for a great competition!