The annual First Amendment and Media Law Diversity Moot Court, presented by the ABA Forum on Communications
The American Bar Association has named Texas Tech University School of Law the 2019-2020 ABA Competitions Champion for the second year in a row. Congratulations Texas Tech University School of Law! The Competitions Champion is won by the school who earns the most points
Congratulations to the National Client Counseling Champions, Quinnipiac University School of Law, Megan Spicer and Brandy Parry. This year, the Client Counseling National Competition was held completely virtually. Competitors used a combination of prerecorded sessions, written statements, and live video calls to compete. Quinnipiac
Congratulations to Allison Kruschke, Hannah Buzolits, and Jordan Giles of Michigan State University College of Law for winning the 2019-2020 National Appellate Advocacy Best Brief Award. This year, the ABA Law Student Division was able to complete the written portion of the competition, and we
The Southwestern Law School team of Vanessa Barnett and Tamar Chobanian won the 2020 ABA Negotiation Competition, besting the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law duo of Emilie Alexandra McConnachie and Conner Collins on Feb. 8 at the ABA Headquarters in Chicago.
Texas Tech University School of Law won the 2020 ABA Arbitration Competition on Saturday, Jan. 25 at ABA Headquarters in Chicago. This year's topic was Wage and Employment Law. The team of Drake Pamilton, Patricia Cabrera-Sopo, Emily Fouts, Michael Samaniego
Lawyers who participated in moot court and other competitions explain how they’re still benefitting in their practice.
Self-driving cars, literature produced by computers, autonomous military armaments, robotic child companions – and more – are already here. These developments and those to come all pose important legal issues, some of which are unprecedented. Luckily though, you don’t have to be a Silicon Valley wiz kid to enter this essay competition.
Next year marks the 100th anniversary of the right for women to vote became law in the USA. And the 19th Amendment is the topic of the DC Bar's writing competition. The D.C. Bar Communities Office is presenting this year's competition. The winner will receive
Texas Tech made its first NCAA Final Four appearance in basketball this April. By then, Texas Tech University School of Law had already done all it needed to do to win the crown of 2018-2019 ABA Competitions Champion. The Texas Tech law student teams made
There can be only one. And last weekend in Chicago, the final 24 teams in the 2019 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition gathered to see who would take the title in this year's moot court battle. In the end, the team of Kyle Gardner, Haley
Tatiana Deberry and Katie Webb of The Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University won the 2018-2019 ABA Law Student Division Client Counseling Competition at Baylor Law School in Waco, Texas on March 23. The pair of 3Ls beat out a field of 108 teams from 69 law schools.
The six regional rounds of the 2019 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition (NAAC) are in the books. Here are the results and the teams who will be coming to Chicago from April 11-13 to compete for the national title in our moot court competition.
Texas Tech University School of Law's Taylor Calvert won the 2019 ABA Law Student Division National Negotiation Competition on Saturday, Feb. 9 at ABA Headquarters in Chicago. This year’s topic was employment law.
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law won the 2019 ABA Law Student Division National Arbitration Competition on Saturday, Jan. 26 at ABA Headquarters in Chicago. This year's topic was personal injury law. For photos from the competition, visit our Facebook
The Center for Legal and Court Technology (CLCT) is pleased to announce its second annual writing competition dedicated to innovative legal issues likely to arise from Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, and/or related technologies.
Traditional law school courses can be an effective way to learn legal doctrine, but they don’t teach much about law practice. Joining a law school competition team can be a terrific way to learn those skills and have fun in the process.
The NCAA has its March Madness and its BCS National Championship. Now, for the first time, the American Bar Association has tallied the results from its four practical skills competitions for law students – and it's time to announce the first-ever ABA Competitions Champion. A total of 1,300 students at 156
The finals of the 2017-2018 ABA Law Student Division Client Counseling Competition were held last weekend at North Carolina Central University in Durham, N.C. The winners were Julie Holdener and Benjamin Paulsen of the University of Illinois College of Law.
Drake University Law School won the 2018 ABA Law Student Division National Arbitration Competition on Saturday, Jan. 20 at ABA Headquarters in Chicago. This year's topic was intellectual property and trade secrets. For photos from the competition, visit our Facebook page, ABA for Law Students. Here is the complete
The times they are a-changin’ – Enter the Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things Competition
Cars that drive themselves, fridges that tell you calorie counts, devices that puts in an Amazon order with a simple voice command. AI, Machine Learning, and the Internet of Things are changing our world every day and creating new legal issues as well. Luckily though, you don’t have to be
In light of the recent hurricanes that have impacted and closed law schools in Texas, Florida, and other locations, the ABA Law Student Division is extending the deadlines to register for its Arbitration and Negotiation competitions to Sept. 26.
If you haven’t yet experienced that moment of clarity when you realize you might actually be a great lawyer someday and change people’s lives, then you probably haven’t participated in a law student competition. ABA competitions provide the opportunity to showcase your talent and build your legal resume while having fun—yes,
Confession: I never planned to compete in the ABA Law Student Division Negotiation Competition. I signed up for a negotiations class only because it fit my schedule and had a good reputation. The fact that it would force me to confront my fear of conflict and tension was both a pro
You don't have to write like you're Tom Cruise hanging around in Mission: Impossible. But it might help get you in the frame of mind for this writing competition. The Standing Committee on Law and National Security is the oldest ABA standing committee. It was founded in 1962 by Justice Lewis