3rd March 2005
LAW STUDENTS CONTINUE MOOTING TRIUMPH
Emily Marshall and Jessica Mack beat
The final is against the Christ’s College of Cambridge University and will
take place on Wednesday 23rd March at the Inns of Court,
The students competing in ‘mooting’ - mock courtroom trials between teams of student lawyers who argue points of law in front of a judge – have chalked up a record number of wins.
Mooting is practised by all Law students at the university as part of their first-year studies in the degree’s legal skills unit, with those demonstrating particular skill or interest having the opportunity to compete as a representative of the university.
The university’s mooting teams, a collection of Law students in their first and second year of study, have so far beaten the College of Law in York and the universities of Northumbria, Sheffield, Hull, Liverpool and Birmingham to amass the record number of wins in mooting competitions.
students have provided an excellent performance to do so well in recent mooting
competitions and I am hopeful that one of this year’s national winners will be
university’s mooting officer Andrew Nickerson is also pleased with the team’s
efforts. “Our success is unprecedented in the history of the university and has
taken a lot of effort from individuals and the team to accomplish,” he said.
Matt Cross, Assistant Press Officer
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