Duquesne University School of Law

Duquesne Law students win best respondent brief at competition

Monday, April 3, 2017

Duquesne Law students Lisle Weaver and Christian Hakim won Best Respondent Brief at the Herbert Wechsler National Criminal Moot Court Competition in Buffalo, N.Y.  Thirty teams from law schools around the country participated in the competition in early Apri. The event is the leading moot court competition to focus on topics in substantive criminal law. 

Duquesne Law sent two Appellate Moot Court Board teams. Katherine Leonard and Nicolette Blackwell also participated and had a strong showing. 

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Adjunct Professor Erin Karsman leads the Appellate Advocacy Program. Read about the program's student-run Appellate Moot Court Board

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Erin Karsman, J.D.Appellate Advocacy Program Coordinator and Adjunct Professor