March 31, 2009

Ohio State champs at Vale Corporate Law competition

THE Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law won the Ruby R. Vale Interschool Corporate Moot Court Competition, held March 12-15. Mercer University School of Law finished second. Semifinal finishes were enjoyed by Western State University College of Law and Mississippi College School of Law. Twenty four teams competed at the competition, which is hosted by Widener University School of Law.

Capital University Law School claimed the Best Appellant Brief award; William Mitchell College of Law won the counterpart award for the Appellee. Ohio State's Abigail Andre was named Best Oral Advocate for the Appellant, and Jon Straw of Western State University College of Law won Best Oral Advocate for the Appellee.

Ohio State's website write up is here. Here is Mercer's.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Professor Sherwin:

When you create your system for ranking advocacy programs, is there any way you can impose a demerit process for gratuitous use of verbiage like "dominant," "mastery," "premier," and "top-ranked" in press releases?

That would be awesome. Masterful, even.