Sunday, March 9, 2008
Congratulations to Scott Van Nice, Benjamin Lewis, Marisa Palmieri (on brief), and Lawrence Rosenthal (coach) for winning the 2008 Wagner Labor & Employment Moot Court Competition at New York Law School. Scott Van Nice received the best oral advocate award for the final round. I do not yet know which teams won best briefs. Congratulations to the Michigan State team for a fantastic final round.
The preliminary round awards are as follows:
Best Preliminary Round Team: NKU Chase
Best Preliminary Round Oralist: Cortney Closey (DePaul)
Second-Best Preliminary Round Oralist: Michael Davis (Stetson)
Best Petitioner's Brief: Michigan State
Second-Best Petitioner's Brief: Charleston
Third-Best Petitioner's Brief: John Marshall
Best Respondent's Brief: NKU Chase
Second-Best Respondent's Brief: Southwestern
Third-Best Respondent's Brief: Texas Wesleyan
Congratulations to the winners and participants. I can say that, without a doubt, the level of competition overall this year was the best in the several years that I have coached a team in this competition.