Moot Court

Moot Court

Moot Court involves an analysis of court cases in preparation for regional court-style competitions, and offers excellent experience for Pre-Law and other students seeking training in close reading and reasoned argument.

For more information, please contact the Moot Court director:

Richard Dougherty, Ph.D.

Richard DoughertyDepartment Chair & Director of the Graduate Program

Professor

Office: Braniff 206
Phone: 972-721-5043
E-Mail: doughr@udallas.edu
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Here is some information on regional and national Moot Court competitions:

TUMCA - Texas Undergraduate Moot Court Association

American Collegiate Moot Court Association

Case for the 2010-2011 National Moot Court Competition

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