Chicago-Kent College of Law

Fall 1999 Competitions

Moot Court Teams Finish Very Success Fall Competition Season!

John Marshall Moot Court Competition in Information Technology and Privacy Law, Oct. 21-23, Chicago, Ill.

          The MCHS team of Meghan Hubbard, Therese King, and Chad Southall reached the Quarterfinals! In the preliminary rounds, the team argued against Southern Methodist and the University of Queensland, Australia. In Friday's round of 16, Meghan, Chad, and Therese defeated a strong team from New York Law School. The team argued well again in the quarterfinal round, losing narrowly to South Texas College of Law. Pam Kentra and Susan Valentine served as the team's faculty advisors.

National Health Law Moot Court Competition at Southern Illinois, Nov. 5-6, Carbondale, Ill.

          The MCHS team of Phyllis Franklin and Kevin Horwitz earned the fifth highest brief score (out of 23 teams) and argued very well in preliminary rounds at the Health Law Competition! Although Phyllis and Kevin did not advance, they represented Chicago-Kent very well. The team's faculty advisors were Julie Schrager and Mary Rose Strubbe.

Chicago Bar Association Moot Court Competition, Nov. 11-13, Chicago, Ill.

          The MCHS team of Dawn Connelly, Andrea Durkin, and Kelly Sullivan tied for Best Brief and reached the Finals of the CBA Competition! After four preliminary rounds, Dawn and Andrea defeated a team from Loyola in the Semi-Finals and narrowly lost to Wisconsin in the finals. Suzanne Ehrenberg and Doug Godfrey served as the team's faculty advisors.

National Moot Court Competition, Region 8, Nov. 19-20, Chicago, Ill.

          The MCHS team of Tracy Billows and R. Kirk Williams won the Best Brief award and advanced to the Finals of the National Competition, Region 8! As a result of their stellar performance in the regionals, Tracy and Kirk will advance to next January's National run-off's in New York City! The Region 8 round consisted of 18 teams from 11 schools, and only the top two teams from each region advance to the national run-off's. Kent Streseman served as the team's faculty advisor.

          Although the MCHS team of Robert Bodine and Susan Hausman did not advance in the competition, they argued very well in the preliminary rounds. Christopher Leslie served as the team's faculty advisor.

Congratulations to all the MCHS teams for a very successful competition season, and for representing Chicago-Kent so well! The Spring 2000 Competition season should be just as exciting!

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