Howard University

Goler Teal Butcher International Moot Court Team

The Howard University School of Law’s International Moot Court Team competes in some of the world’s largest and most prestigious competitions around the world. Over the past few years, its members have been recognized with various awards in several high profile competitions. Awards from recent years have included:

    Best Team and Best Brief Awards at the Susan J. Ferrell Moot Court Competition

    Best Oralist awards at the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition

    Best Oralist Award at the D.M. Harish Memorial International Moot Court Competition.

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Depending on the size of the team, other competitions will be selected to cover subjects related to international business and arbitration. The team sends its members to the following competitions annually:

The Philip C. Jessup Moot Court Competition is the largest moot court competition, with participants from over 500 law schools around the world. The competition is a simulation of a fictional dispute between nations before the International Court of Justice. The first round of the competition is held in Washington, D.C., and if the team proceeds to the next round, they will travel to compete at the international rounds.

The Susan J. Ferrell Intercultural Human Rights Moot Court Competition is a simulation of a fictional dispute between nations with respect to human rights law and policy before the International Court of Justice. The competition is held in Miami, Florida.

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2013-2013 Team Members:
China Dickerson, President-3L
Meaghan Lynch, Captain-3L
Heran Medhin, Co-Capatin-3L
Jada Cain-3L
Shannon McNeal-3L
Michael Brown-3L
Sitota Douglas-2L
Melissa Lovell-3L
Lena Halasa-3L
George Harris-2L
Simone Sebastian-3L
Peter Herzog-2L

updated: November 5, 2013