Thurgood Marshall Memorial Moot Court Competition



The Younger Lawyers Division of the Federal Bar Association is pleased to announce the 22nd Annual Thurgood Marshall Memorial Moot Court Competition, which will be held March 16-17, 2017.

The competition, designed for two-person teams, focuses on written briefs as well as oral arguments. Arguments will be heard in Washington, D.C., in conjunction with the Federal Bar Association’s Midyear Meeting.

Important Dates
Distribution of Problem and Rules:            January 6, 2017
Registration & Entry Fee Deadline:            January 13, 2017
Distribution of team numbers:                  January 23, 2017  
Deadline for receiving briefs:                    February 10, 2017
Distribution of first round pairings:            March 2, 2017
Oral Argument:                                       March 16-17, 2017
Award Ceremony and Reception:              March 17,2017 

Hotels:
Below is a list of recommended hotels that are near the competition.

Fairfield Inn & Suites  500 H St NW
Washington DC, 20001
 Hotel Harrington 
436 11th St
Washington, DC 20004
 Embassy Suites  900 10th St NW
Washington DC 20001
 Holiday Inn Rosslyn  1900 N Fort Myer Drive
Arlington VA 22209
Courtyard Marriott Arlington  1533 Clarendon Blvd
Arlington VA 22209
Best Western Rosslyn  1501 Arlington Blvd
Arlington VA 22209
Hilton Garden Inn Courthouse  1333 N. Courthouse Rd
Arlington VA 22201
Clarion Hotel Arlington Court Suites 1200 N. Courthouse Rd
Arlington VA 22201
Holiday Inn Washington Capitol  550 C St SW
Washington DC 20024
Hampton Inn DC Navy Yard  1265 First Street SE
Washington DC 20003
Washington Court Hotel  525 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington DC 20001


Registration:
Registration is now open! The official rules of the 2017 competition, invitation and registration form can be found below.

Resources

2017 Invitation Letter


2017 Moot Court Official Rules


2017 Registration Form


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