The teams earned honors for best petitioner and best respondent briefs at the NBLSA conference.
Charisma Hunter ‘23L and Kobie Crosley ‘23L took first place in the competition and also took top honors with the Best Petitioner Brief award.
Noriya Shahadat '21L and Tomi Akinmola '21L also won best brief and best oral advocate in their last ever moot court competition.
The W&L Law team of of Noriya Shahadat ‘21L and Tomi Akinmola ‘21 won the award for best brief in the national Thurgood Marshall Moot Court competition, and Shahadat was named best oral advocate.
Prominent teacher, philosopher and public intellectual Dr. Cornel West will deliver the second Annual Leslie Devan Smith, Jr. Lecture at W&L Law as the keynote speaker in the Black History Week event series organized by the Black Law Students Association.
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Jessiah Hulle ‘20L and Tomi Akinmola ‘21L were the runners-up in the National Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition, held this weekend in Cincinnati during the National Black Law Students Association conference.
The Washington and Lee School of Law Black Law Students Association moot court and mock trial teams have advanced to nationals following top finishes at the Mid-Atlantic Black Law Students Association competitions.
Maureen Edobor, a 3L from Dallas, is serving this year as attorney general for the National Black Law Students Association.
Maureen Edobor '17L was elected to a national leadership position and Vincent Smith '16L received an award for service to the community.
The Washington and Lee School of Law Black Law Students Association (BLSA) mock trial team has moved one step closer to repeating as national champions and also brought home the award for small chapter of the year.
The Black Law Students Association mock trial team from the Washington and Lee University School of Law won the national championship this past weekend at the 2015 National Black Law Students Association Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition.
For the fourth straight year, moot court and mock trial teams from W&L advanced to nationals following the Black Law Students Association Mid-Atlantic regional competition.
At the regional NBLSA competition, W&L Law's BLSA teams took first and second place in mock trial and first in the moot court competition.
W&L teams took second and third at the regional BLSA moot court and mock trial competitions and will compete in March during the national BLSA convention in Atlanta.