Touro Law Center's First Annual National Moot Court Competition in Law & Religion

April 10-11, 2014 (Thursday and Friday)

Touro Law Center is pleased to announce a new national moot court competition in Law & Religion.
Feb 11, 2014 - Problem Released

All teams should download the problem, jurisdictional statement and rules.
If you have any questions or need any further information, please contact for additional information.
Brief is due on March 9th at 11:59 p.m. (Sunday) - teams must submit briefs electronically.
The semi-final and final rounds of the competition will take place at the Alfonse D'Amato Federal Courthouse, located directly across the street from Touro Law Center in Central Islip, NY.
Awards will be presented to individuals and teams for first and second place, for top three best briefs, and top six best oralists. Accommodations will be available within walking distance of the law school and the courthouse. Touro Law is located within an hour of New York City and the metropolitan airports. 
United States District Court Judges and Magistrate Judges of the Eastern District of New York in Central Islip will be judging the semi-final rounds.
The finals bench will include:
Hon. Rick T. Haselton
Chief Judge, Oregon Court of Appeals
Hon. Kermit V. Lipez
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Hon. Patrick J. Schiltz
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
Hon. Richard C. Wesley
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
Law Schools interested in participating should contact Cristina Knorr, Moot Court Editor-in-Chief at or by phone at (631) 761-7173 or Professor Heather Melniker, Faculty Director of Moot Court at


CLICK HERE to view a schedule of events.
CLICK HERE to download the Team Registration Form.
Please complete this form and email to by February 7, 2014.  
CLICK HERE to link to the Residence Inn Marriott.
Teams are responsible for making their own travel and lodging accommodations. Special group rates have been negotiated at the Residence Inn Marriott in Central Islip, NY (walking distance to both Touro Law Center and the Federal Courthouse). For more information, please call the Marriott at (631) 231-0025 or visit them online.

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