2021 Corporate Counsel Conference

MOOT COURT

26TH ANNUAL UVALDO HERRERA NATIONAL MOOT COURT COMPETITION

Event Dates: March 9 – 12, 2021

The Annual Uvaldo Herrera National Moot Court Competition brings together 32 teams of law students from the nation’s top law schools to argue a case currently before the United States Supreme Court  that will effectively challenge students and allow them the opportunity to argue and brief either position creatively and persuasively. The 2021 competition will take place virtually.


TEAM REGISTRATION

Registration Opens: Wednesday, November 4, 2020

All team members must be members of the HNBA and the HNBA Law Student Division in order to compete in the HNBA’s Moot Court Competition. If you are not a member, please click here to sign up.

The cost to participate in the 2021 HNBA/VIA Virtual Moot Court Competition is $450 for a team of up to four individuals (including a coach/advisor). The team registration includes access to the Moot Court Competition ONLY.

Deadline to Register: Monday, December 28, 2020

Registration has closed.

Upon submission and acceptance, your designated team contact will receive additional details. If you have any questions, please contact Carla Martin, HNBA Director of Programs, at cmartin@hnba.com.


MOOT COURT SCHEDULE*

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Orientation | 11 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1st Preliminary | 12:30 – 5:15 p.m.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
2nd Preliminary | 12 – 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, March 11, 2021
Quarter Final | 12  – 1:45 p.m.
Semi Final (Livestream) | 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.

Friday, March 12, 2021
Final (Livestream) | 12:30 – 1:45 p.m.
26th Annual Uvaldo Herrera Moot Court Competition Awards Ceremony (Livestream)  |  4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

*All times in ET. Times subject to change.


MOOT COURT MATERIALS

Thank you to the law firm of Seyfarth for formulating the problem for our student competitors.


IMPORTANT DATES

Registration
Monday, December 28, 2020

Briefs Due
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 by 11:59 p.m. ET

Event Dates
March 9 – 12, 2021 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday)


CLARIFICATIONS

Question: When was certiorari granted?
Answer:  December 18, 2019 (cite at Flores v. Leon, et al., 140 S.Ct. 608 (2019)

Question: What cite do we use for the 12th Circuit Court opinion?
Answer: Flores v. Leon, et al., 906 F.3d 1 (12th Cir. 2018)

Question: What cite do we use for the District of New Franklin opinion?
Answer: 114 F.Supp.3d 319 (D.N.F. 2016)


The HNBA/VIA CCC2021 is a joint enterprise of the HNBA and its charitable arm, the HNBA VIA Fund.