Moot Court Competition Features Record Number of Law Schools
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14TH ANNUAL NATIONAL BANKRUPTCY MOOT COURT COMPETITION FEATURES RECORD NUMBER OF LAW SCHOOLS
This year’s event will commemorate Chief Judge Duberstein’s lifelong contributions to the bankruptcy system during a special video tribute at the Gala Awards Banquet on March 20.
A record 53 teams,
comprised of 2-3 students each, from 38 American Bar Association
(ABA)-accredited law schools will take part in this year’s
competition. Each team argues in at least two preliminary rounds, to be
held on March 18-19 at
The semi-finals are
judged by bankruptcy judges from
The ABI Endowment Fund
will present awards of $5,000 to the winning team, $3,000 to the
second-place team, $1,500 to two third-place teams and $1,000 to each
winner of both the best written brief and best oral
advocate. The awards
banquet will be held at the famous Pier 60, Chelsea Piers. The
University of Connecticut School of Law is the defending champion, while
past winners include Emory University School of Law,
For additional information, including how to register to to attend the dinner honoring Judge Duberstein, visit http://www.abiworld.org/moot/details.html.
ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary, nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes more than 11,000 attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges, professors, lenders, turnaround specialists and other bankruptcy professionals providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. For additional information on ABI, visit www.abiworld.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abiworld.org/conferences.html.