Sixteenth Annual Duberstein National Bankruptcy Memorial Moot Court Competition to be Held March 8-10 in New York
Contact: John Hartgen
ANNUAL DUBERSTEIN NATIONAL BANKRUPTCY MEMORIAL MOOT COURT COMPETITION TO
BE HELD MARCH 8-10 IN
January 15, 2008,
Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute
The competition promotes and recognizes the finest oral written advocacy on a significant problem in bankruptcy practice. Awards will be presented to the winning team, as well as for best written brief and best oral advocate. The awards banquet will be held at the famous Pier 60, Chelsea Piers. Brooklyn Law School is the defending champion, while past winners include Baylor University School of Law, University of Connecticut Law School, Emory University School of Law, University of Miami School of Law, Brooklyn Law School, University of Idaho College of Law, William & Mary Law School, the University of Florida Law School, the University of Alabama School of Law, Mississippi College School of Law, Stetson University College of Law and New York University School of Law.
Judges and prominent bankruptcy practitioners will judge all preliminary rounds and written briefs. The final round, to be held at the U.S. Courthouse, will be judged by several leading members of the federal judiciary, including Judge Stuart M. Bernstein (Chief Bankruptcy Judge, S.D.N.Y.), Judge Carla E. Craig (Chief Bankruptcy Judge, E.D.N.Y), Judge Mary M. Schroeder (Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit), Judge Marjorie O. Rendell (U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit) and Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit).
State and local bankruptcy bar
sections are encouraged to participate by sponsoring law school teams.