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.
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
Opening Luncheon March 16, 2017
Oral Argument: March 16-17, 2017
Award Ceremony and Reception: March 17,2017
If you are a retired or practicing attorney, you are eligible to serve as a judge for the competition, which will take place March 16-17 in Washington, D.C. For more information, see the Frequently Asked Questions. If interested in judging, please contact Jane Zaretskie. Instructions for judges and more information about judging can be found at the bottom of the page.
If you are interested in volunteering as a bailiff, please contact Josh Albertson. More information for bailiffs can be found at the bottom of the page.
This year's problem is now available! Please see the bottom of the page for this year's prompt, as well as the official rules of the competition.
Below is a list of recommended hotels that are near the competition.