| The Chicago-Kent Moot
Court Honor Society would like to extend a warm welcome to all of the new
students joining Kent this Fall. MCHS MEMBERS WILL BE AVAILABLE
AT THE SBA PICNIC, AUGUST 21, TO TALK WITH INCOMING STUDENTS.
PLEASE STOP BY!
MCHS is also pleased to announce
the 1999- 2000 Executive Board of Tracy Billows, Sue Hausman, Meghan Hubbard,
Therese King, Chad Southall, and Kirk Williams. The Board will
be assisted by Senior Associates Rob Bodine, Dawn Connelly, Andrea Durkin,
Phyllis Franklin, Kevin Horowitz, and Kelly Sullivan. Professor
Sanford Greenberg will serve as the MCHS academic advisor once again.
Although a list of new members
is not yet available, MCHS welcomes all the students who have been invited
into the Society through either the Hughes Competition or the Summer Competition.
THE MCHS WILL HOST A WELCOMING PARTY FOR ALL NEW MCHS MEMBERS ON SEPTEMBER
1 AT JACK'S TAP. Please mark your calendars and look for
more details to follow.
Based on the performance of many
MCHS members during the Spring, this promises to be a successful year.
EVERY MCHS TEAM THAT COMPETED LAST SPRING MADE IT PAST THE PRELIMINARY
ROUNDS, AND TWO TEAMS REACHED THE NATIONAL RUN-OFFS OF TWO MAJOR COMPETITIONS.
The first MCHS team of Michael Hynes, Alicia Brumbach- Perrone, and Kathryn
Penrose advanced to the national semifinals of the National Moot Court
Competition sponsored by the Young Lawyers Committee of the Association
of the Bar of the City of New York and the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Approximately 200 teams from 139 law schools competed in this competition.
MCHS argued successfully against Wake Forest, Georgetown, Montana, and
Memphis before losing by a narrow margin to the University of Texas.
The second MCHS team of Tracy Billows and Kevin Nolan advanced to the national
quarterfinals of the ABA's National Appellate Advocacy Competition.
Billows and Nolan argued well against teams from Capital, Texas Tech, Wisconsin,
and South Texas.
The MCHS team of Andrea Durkin,
Sue Hausman, and Kirk Williams also provided a stellar performance in the
Sutherland Cup Competition at Catholic University's Columbus School of
Law in D.C., finishing second out of twelve teams. Other highlights
The MCHS welcomes its new members
and looks forward to what promises to be another exciting and successful
The MCHS team of Katherine Mason, John Siemsen, and Chad Southall advanced
to the quarterfinals of the Kaufman Securities Law Moot Court Competition
at Fordham University School of Law in Manhattan. Thirty teams
from 27 law schools competed. MCHS lost to William & Mary
after successfully arguing against Cardozo, Albany, and Whittier.
At the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition in New Orleans, the
MCHS team of Therese King and Anthony O'Brien defeated Minnesota, Oklahoma,
and Souther Illinois before losing by a narrow margin to Northwestern University
in the post- preliminary round.
The MCHS team of Dawn Connelly, Jana Krupoff, and Vera Mandzukic reached
the quarterfinals of the Siegel Competition at Duke University School of
Law after arguing successfully against Stetson, North Carolina Central,
and William & Mary.
At the Illinois State Bar Association's All-Illinois Competition, the MCHS
team of Athena Christofalos, Kevin Horowitz, and Kelly Sullivan made its
way into the semifinals after arguing against Southern Illinois and John
The MCHS team of Rich Janney and Meghan Hubbard competed against 30 other
teams at the Brooklyn Law School's Prince Evidence Competition.
Janney and Hubbard faced John Marshall and Cincinnati in the preliminary
rounds before losing to Villanova in the Round of 16.