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.
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.
W&L's undergraduate mock trial team is now ranked 16th nationally.
Participating in Mock Trial required loads of time for Avery Field '17, but he wouldn't trade the experience and relationships for a whole case of trophies.
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.
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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.
Kristin Slawter '14L won the 2012 Mock Trial Competition at Washington and Lee University School of Law.