Moot Court Honor Society wins two National Competitions
Chicago-Kent's Moot Court Honor Society teams kicked off the spring competition season by winning two national competitions.
On February 25 in Minneapolis, the team of Rachel Brady '13, Matthew Cogan '13, and Alexandra Grace '13 won the William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition, a highly competitive 36-team tournament. Brady '13 also won the Best Overall Oral Advocate award. The McGee team is coached by Meganne Britton-Trela '12 and Richard Madison '12.
Chicago-Kent's second team of Max Barack '13, Ramsin Canon '13, and Amir Missaghi '13 won two of three preliminary round arguments (and won all three on oral scores) but just missed qualifying for the elimination rounds based on tiebreakers. The team is coached by Katie Cisneros '12 and Kate Goyert '12.
On the same day here in Chicago, Richard Poskozim '13 and Filip Zucek '13 won the National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition, beating a strong squad from South Texas College of Law in the final round. The team is coached by Stephen Gardner '12 and Caitlyn Jones '12.
A second Chicago-Kent team of Sinjan Bose '12, Kirtana Kalavapudi '12, and Joshua Lurie '12 made it to the semifinals before losing a close match to the South Texas team. The team is coached by Bryan Bienias '12 and Christopher Rothwell '12.
This is Chicago-Kent's second straight title in the National Cultural Heritage Law competition. It is also the second straight year that Chicago-Kent has placed two teams in the final four.