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.

Ames First Semifinal 2015

Welcome to the 2015 Ames First Semifinal, live from Austin Hall in Cambridge, Massachusetts! The following information is courtesy of the HLS BSAs. You can see all of tonight’s information, including copies of the briefs, here. March 25th @ 6:15 PM Pike v. United...

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Ames 2014: A Recap

This past Tuesday, November 18, one of Harvard Law School's greatest traditions held its biggest event of the year: The Ames Moot Court Competition Final Round.  The competition featured two strong teams and three esteemed judges--Justice Scalia, Judge Jordan of the...

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2014 Ames Moot Court Finals Live Blog

Welcome to the 2014 Ames Final, live from Austin Hall in Cambridge, Massachusetts! The following information is courtesy of the HLS BSAs.  You can see all of tonight's information, including copies of the briefs, here. Tonight's Judges: The Honorable Antonin Scalia...

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Ames Second Semifinal 2014

Welcome to CR-CL's live coverage of the second semifinal of the Ames Moot Court competition on April 1, 2014! Briefs and other information about the case can be found here.   Tonight's participating teams are: The Elliot L. Richardson Memorial Team, Petitioner Jay...

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Ames First Semifinal 2014

Welcome to CR-CL's coverage of the first Ames semifinal on Monday, March 31, 2014! You can check out the briefs and other related documents for tonight's arguments here. [liveblog]

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2013 Ames Final Round Liveblog

Hello, and welcome to CRCL's live coverage of the final round of the 2013 Ames Moot Court competition! Our judges for this evening are: the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court; the Honorable Ilana Diamond Rovner, of the U.S. Court of...

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2013 Ames Semi-Finals First Round Liveblog

Welcome to the CRCL 2013 Ames Moot Court Semi-Finals Liveblog! Tonight's judges are: The Honorable Sandra Segal Ikuta (9th Circuit) The Honorable Catherine C. Blake (District of Maryland) The Honorable Paul J. Watford (9th Circuit) [JI = Judge Ikuta; JB = Judge Blake;...

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2013 Ames Semi-Finals Second Round Liveblog

Welcome to the CRCL 2013 Ames Moot Court Semi-Finals Liveblog! Tonight's judges are: The Honorable Ed Carnes (11th Circuit) The Honorable Paul Engelmayer (Southern District of New York) The Honorable Peter J. Rubin (Massachusetts State Appeals Court) [JC = Judge...

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2012 Ames Liveblog

Follow our 2015 Ames Finals Coverage HERE. Welcome to the CRCL Ames 2012 Liveblog! JW = Judge Wolf, JS = Justice Souter, JR = Judge Raggi [liveblog]

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2012 Ames Moot Court Second Semifinal Live Blog

The Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review will provide a live blog of the questions and arguments made during the First Semifinal Round of the 2012 Ames Moot Court Competition.  Readers will be able to follow the judges' questions and the oralists'...

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2012 Ames Moot Court First Semifinal Live Blog

The Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review provided a live blog of the First Semifinal Round of the 2012 Ames Moot Court Competition on March 20, 2011.  Readers could follow the judges' questions and the oralists' arguments, answer trivia questions, and...

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2011 Ames Moot Court Final Round Live Blog

The Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review provided a live blog of the questions and arguments made during the Final Round of the 2011 Ames Moot Court Competition.  Readers were able to follow the judges' questions and the oralists' arguments, answer trivia...

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