Duquesne University School of Law

Appellate Moot Court Board Membership

Thank you for your interest in joining the 2017-2018 Appellate Moot Court Board (AMCB). The 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 AMCB Executive Boards, with approval from the Faculty Advisory Committee (the Committee), will select new members. The Executive Boards will consider the following factors in selecting members for the 2017-2018 AMCB.

  1. Application
  2. Resume
  3. Legal Research and Writing class performance
  4. Six-minute oral argument of his or her LRW appellate brief, to be held Sunday, April 23, 2017.

Notes for Applicants

By signing the application you are waiving your rights to maintain the confidentiality of your grades and your performance in the Legal Research and Writing program, but note that all information supplied in relation to this application will be kept confidential by the AMCB Executive Boards and the Committee. It is critical that you also take a serious and realistic look at all other commitments you might have during the 2017-2018 academic year in order to determine whether you will have sufficient time to devote to the significant academic demands of an appellate moot court competition.

By submitting this application you are agreeing to cooperate with the AMCB Executive Boards throughout the selection process. This includes submitting an accurate and truthful application packet, as well as participating in a mock oral argument on April 23. Questions regarding the AMCB or the application process should be directed to Alyssa Dedola at dedolaa@duq.edu or AMCB Vice President Cezanne Tollari at tollaric@duq.edu

This application must be completed and submitted in its entirety by Wednesday, April 19 at 6 p.m. Please email your completed application and your resume to Cezanne Tollari at tollaric@duq.edu. Please be sure to include your name in the subject line of your email (i.e., John Doe - AMCB Application). Receipt of your application will be confirmed, and sign-up sheets for students' six-minute oral arguments will be posted on the door of the upstairs courtroom (McArdle Courtroom). Please note that students are not permitted to seek faculty assistance in preparing for the AMCB oral argument. 

 

Appellate Moot Court Board Membership Guidelines and Application