Thursday, October 12, 2017

Registration Closes on 10/13 at Midnight!

Today is the last day to register for the Harlan Fiske Stone Moot Court Competition. We are very excited about this year's problem which touches on criminal law, constitutional law, statutory interpretation, civil rights, and a host of other legal issues through a timely and unique fact pattern. The program is a great chance to further develop your legal writing skills and improve your public speaking. You also may win the chance to argue before a panel of Federal Courts of Appeals judges in the final round. If you wish to participate, you must register by 11:59 pm on 10/13. You can sign up using this Google form.
 

If you choose to participate in the competition, your participation will be noted on your transcript. However, if you withdraw from the competition after Saturday October 14th, your withdrawal will be reflected on your transcript.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Stone Directors at stonedirectorcls@gmail.com with any questions.

We are excited to have you as a competitor!


Monday, October 9, 2017

Stone Moot Court Info Session

The information session for this year's Harlan Fiske Stone Competition will be held in JG 102A on Monday, October 9, 2017. Since 1925, the Stone Moot Court Competition has been Columbia Law’s highest test of appellate advocacy and attracts the School’s most talented budding advocates. Come learn more about the competition.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Congratulations to our Four Finalists!!!!!

The Moot Court Executive Board gives a hearty congratulations to the four competitors who have advanced out of the semifinal round into the final round. The competition was very fierce but each of these competitors demonstrated substantial written and oral advocacy skills to earn their place in the final round. 

Congratulations to:

Jeremy Beutler, Nico Gurian, James Henseler, and Nicole Smith!!!

Nico and Nicole will serve as counsel for the Plaintiffs-Appellants/Cross-Appellees while James and Jeremy will represent the Defendant-Appellee/Cross-Appellant during the upcoming final rounds at 4:15pm on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. 

You can read more about the competition and the upcoming final round here. 

Monday, January 23, 2017

Congratulations to the Competitors Advancing to the Semifinal Round!

The Stone Moot Court Executive Board wants to give a hearty congratulations to the 20 competitors who have advanced out of the qualifying round into the elimination round. The competition was very fierce but each of these competitors demonstrated substantial written and oral advocacy skills to earn their place in the elimination round. They will be competing in two more rounds on February 21 and 23 to try to earn a spot in the Harlan Fiske Stone Moot Court Final Round.

Congratulations to:

  • Jacob Arber
  • Jeremy Beutler
  • Isaac Brooks 
  • R. Matthew Burke
  • Christine Chen
  • Andrea Cohen
  • Sahand Farahati
  • Micha Gallo
  • Brian Goldman
  • Nico Gurian
  • James Henseler
  • Shiva Logarajah 
  • Philip Mayer
  • Luc Mitchell 
  • Sean Nadel
  • Gautam Rao 
  • Kate Saba 
  • Shyam Shanker
  • Nicole Smith 
  • Zoe Staum  

Friday, October 14, 2016

Registration Deadline Approaching

Students seeking to compete in the 2016-2017 Stone Moot Court competition must sign up using the link about by tonight, Friday October 14 at 11:59pm.

Using the tabs above you can also access the full record, full competition rules, and the information sheet.

Good luck!