Moot Court Scrimmage, 2017

By Beatriz Martinez After months of preparation, the SHSU Moot Court team had their first competition at The University of Texas Arlington. The scrimmage had everyone very excited, as everyone was ready to give it their best. We have 3 teams composed of three veterans and three new members. It was the moment of truth … Continue reading “Moot Court Scrimmage, 2017”

Moot Court Competition–2016

By: Kaitlyn Tyra With nearly six months of preparation and almost as many months of anxiety, the SHSU Mooters were ready to compete in the final moot court competition of the season. Hosted at Texas A&M Law School in Fort Worth, 31 teams from across the state and the southern United States competed for spots … Continue reading “Moot Court Competition–2016”

A Future in Law: Moot Court Scrimmage, Day 2

By Alex Galvan “Sam Houston State vs Baylor” blared the speakers.  But this wasn’t a football game.  Instead, it was a Moot Court playoff round, albeit still in the scrimmage stage. The teams made their way up towards the front of the room for a coin toss to let fate decide whom they would represent, … Continue reading “A Future in Law: Moot Court Scrimmage, Day 2”

A Future in Law: Moot Court, Day 1

By Beatriz Martinez 124 competitors. All impeccably dressed in suits. All vigorously trained. All eager for the challenge ahead. All vying for that one top prestigious position. All gathered at the University of North Texas College of Law where the beginning of something intriguing and educational was about to commence. On October 21st, participants arrived … Continue reading “A Future in Law: Moot Court, Day 1”

Moot Court Tournament: Day Two at TTU Law

We knew coming into the tournament that we’d be at TTU Law on Saturday.  What we didn’t know was whether we would be participating.  Late Friday night, after three rounds of competition, we found that one of our teams (Kristyn and James) would, in fact, be competing on Saturday.  They had made a “play in” … Continue reading “Moot Court Tournament: Day Two at TTU Law”

Moot Court Tournament: Texas Tech Law School, Day One

Even though the competition started at two, most of us started Friday early.  We began preparing for the events, while one of our coaches scouted out the venue (Texas Tech Law School!) and explored some of the Jesus Moroles’ sculptures on campus. But by the early afternoon, after countless hours of preparation, our nerves were … Continue reading “Moot Court Tournament: Texas Tech Law School, Day One”

Moot Court Scrimmage: Aftermath

After an intense 24 hour period competing and observing Moot Court proceedings, the LEAP Ambassadors, Moot Court participants, and members of the pre-law cohort decided to relax a bit, explore the history of Dallas on a Segway, and fill their bellies. The relaxation involved some downtime at the hotel, followed by an ice-cream treat. Shortly … Continue reading “Moot Court Scrimmage: Aftermath”