Wayne Law Moot Court teams place 3rd, 5th at regional competition

Two Moot Court teams of third-year students from Wayne State University Law School placed third and fifth at a regional competition of the National Moot Court Competition.

The regional competition was Nov. 17 to 19 at Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland. Students wrote briefs and presented oral arguments on a case involving the Commerce Clause and the Fourth Amendment.

The team of Angelo Donofrio of Sterling Heights and Carley Kocks of Saginaw made it to the semifinals, finishing third, and finished third for their brief. The team of Ian Edwards of Pleasant Ridge and Connor Walby of Rochester made it to the quarterfinals, finishing fifth.

The annual National Moot Court competition is co-sponsored by the New York City Bar Association and the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Published: Tue, Dec 20, 2016