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American Collegiate Moot Court Competition

2020 Mid-Atlantic Regional American Collegiate Moot Court Association Competition


Designed to introduce undergraduate students to the art of appellate advocacy, the American Collegiate Moot Court Competition allows students to showcase their public speaking skills before judges who focus on the students’ ability to extemporaneously answer complex legal questions.

The 2020 ACMA Mid-Atlantic Regional Competition will be held November 6-7, 2020.

Please contact Jaimee Park, the competition director, if you have questions.

To register as a judge for the 2020 AMCA Mid-Atlantic Regional Moot Court Competition, please fill out the form below.

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From the ACMA website:

The American Moot Court Association is the largest intercollegiate moot court organization in the US. The AMCA establishes the rules of competition and supervises regional and national tournaments that are open to all college and university students. Last year nearly 450 teams registered to compete in thirteen qualifying tournaments to attempt to win a bid to the Championship Tournament that was held at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL.

Each year, students from additional colleges and universities decide to participate in the challenging and rewarding opportunity provided by intercollegiate moot court. We anticipate that more teams will compete for one of the 80 coveted bids to the 2019-2020 Championship Tournament.

This website provides several resources to explore if you have interest in starting a moot court team, including the current case problem, AMCA rules, a list of the regional tournaments, videos of the final rounds of previous national tournaments, and other resources.

Success Story

Sam Kane, Regent Law school alumnus.

I came to law school very introverted. Through class preparation and the opportunity to be in moot court, I learned to enjoy speaking and to confidently convey legal arguments. I largely credit my success to the atmosphere and opportunities afforded by Regent Law.

— Sam Kane, J.D., Class of 2020, Law Clerk, Superior Court, Kotzebue, Alaska