Announcements

Final Judging Panel

The 24th Annual Burton D. Wechsler Moot Court Competition and the American University Washington College of Law Moot Court Honor Society prides itself in hosting esteemed practitioners and First Amendment legal scholars. Members of the final panel this year include:

Honorable Timothy D. Dyk
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Honorable Reggie B. Walton
District Court for the District of Columbia

Past Competitions

WELCOME TO THE 2017 BURTON D. WECHSLER
FIRST AMENDMENT MOOT COURT COMPETITION

OCTOBER 19-21, 2017

Washington College of Law

Entering its 24th year, the Burton D. Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition is a nationally-renowned tournament that consistently attracts top competitors from across the country. Our competition gives competitors the unique experience of arguing Constitutional law in the country's capital. Past competition problems have addressed a wide variety of First Amendment issues, resulting in lively arguments and engaged judges.

Early Bird Registration: May 15 to July 15; $500 per team
Regular Registration: July 15 to August 15; $600 per team

Online Registration

Problem Release: August 15
Briefs Due: September 29
Oral Arguments: October 20-21

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