Moot Court Teams Compete in National Tournament
This January, Moot Court teams competed in the National Moot Court tournament in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Vaishalee Chaudhary and Marco Romero advanced to the national sweet 16 and finished tied for 9th in the nation in oral advocacy and 8th in the nation in written petitioner advocacy.
Amanda Botelho and Barry Klein finished 3rd in the nation in written respondent advocacy. Ms. Botelho was voted the 12th best orator in the nation.
This is the tenth consecutive season that CSULB has placed a team in the Sweet 16 of the American Moot Court Association’s National Championship and the tenth consecutive season that CSULB has finished in the top ten of the national written brief championship. CSULB is the only program in the nation to have earned both distinctions in ten consecutive seasons.