Ames Moot Court Competition

The Ames Competition is one of the country’s most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and advocacy. The annual competition takes place in three rounds, beginning with the qualifying round in the fall, followed by the semi-final round in the spring, and culminating in the final round the following fall.

2021 Ames Moot Court Finals Live Blog

Welcome to the 2021 Ames Final – the first Ames Final to be conducted in a virtual setting. Live coverage begins at 5:00pm EST The following information is courtesy of the HLS BSAs.  You can see all of tonight’s information, including copies of the briefs, here. The...

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Ames Semi-Final Round – March 10, 2020

Welcome to CR-CL’s Ames Live Blog! The Ames Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and advocacy in the country. The students participating in the Semi-Final Round started the competition in fall of this year, and rose to...

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Ames Semi-Final Round – March 9, 2020

Welcome to CR-CL’s Ames Live Blog! The Ames Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and advocacy in the country. The students participating in the Semi-Final Round started the competition in fall of this year, and rose to...

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2019 Ames Moot Court Finals Live Blog

Welcome to the 2019 Ames Final, live from Austin Hall in Cambridge, Massachusetts! Live coverage begins at 7:30pm. The following information is courtesy of the HLS BSAs.  You can see all of tonight’s information, including copies of the briefs, here. The Ames...

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Ames Semi-Final Round – March 12

Welcome to CR-CL’s Live Blog of the Ames Moot Court Semi-Finals! Please scroll down for the live blog. We’ll start blogging shortly before 6:15 PM on March 12, 2019. The Ames Competition is a long-standing tradition at Harvard Law School. The students have gone...

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Ames Moot Court Final Round – November 13, 2018

Welcome to CR-CL’s Live Blog of the Ames Moot Court Finals! Please scroll down for the live blog. We’ll start blogging shortly before 7:30 pm on November 13, 2018. The Ames Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and...

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Ames Semi-Final Round – March 20, 2018

Welcome to CR-CL's Ames Live Blog! "The Ames Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and advocacy in the country. The students participating in the Semi-Final Round started the competition in fall of this year, and rose to...

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Ames Semi-Final Round – March 19, 2018

Welcome to CR-CL's Ames Live Blog! "The Ames Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and advocacy in the country. The students participating in the Semi-Final Round started the competition in fall of this year, and rose to...

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Ames Moot Court Final Round – November 14, 2017

Welcome to CR-CL's Live Blog of the Ames Moot Court Finals! Please scroll down for the live blog. We'll start blogging shortly before 7:30 pm on November 14, 2017. The Ames Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and...

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Ames Semi-Final Round – March 22, 2017

Welcome to CR-CL's Ames Live Blog! Tune in below starting tonight, March 22 at 6:15 PM EST. The case summary below is courtesy of the BSA. Teams' briefs and more information are available here. Case Summary: For many years, Ames Meat has marketed Meaties, a snack...

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