Campus News

Law students finish strong in moot court competition, advance to nationals

Two teams from the School of Law have earned the right to advance to the national rounds of the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition. Third-year student Elizabeth R. Givens and second-year student Kimberly C. Walker teamed up to capture second place in the southern regional rounds of the competition, while second-year students Selina A. Tom-Johnson and Jacinda R. Walker finished third out of 24 teams. Both teams will head to Boston March 10-14 to vie for the national crown.

Georgia Law also had a strong showing in the regional rounds of the Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition. Third-year students Elizabeth M. Broadway and Joi R. Reed teamed up with second-year students Karli A. Swift and Danielle I. Warlick to finish as tournament semifinalists out of 20 teams.

Third-year students Norman L. Barnett, Tia L. Daniels and Natalece I. Washington served as coaches for the moot court and mock trial teams, respectively.