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.
Office: Braniff 206
Phone: (972) 721-5043
doughr@udallas.edu 

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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