Twenty-four teams from 21 law schools around the country have registered to participate in the 21
st Annual Domenick L.
Gabrielli National Family Law Moot Court Competition, to be held at Albany Law School from Feb. 26 to 28, 2009.
Each year the competition focuses on emerging and controversial issues in family law. Teams of two to three current law students compete in both written and oral advocacy skills, and they are judged by prominent members of the local bar association, state and federal judges, Albany Law School professors, and members of the Albany Law Moot Court Board.
As the host, Albany Law School does not participate. The participating institutions are:
Appalachian School of LawBarry UniversityBrooklyn Law SchoolCUNY School of LawFlorida State University College of LawNew England LawNortheastern University School of LawQuinnipiac University School of LawSeton Hall School of LawSt. John's University School of LawSt. Thomas UniversityStetson University School of LawSyracuse University College of LawThe John Marshall Law SchoolThe University of Mississippi School of LawThe University of Texas Law SchoolTouro Law SchoolUniversity of BaltimoreUniversity of California - Gould School of LawWake Forest University School of LawWidener University School of Law
The semi-final and final rounds, on Saturday, Feb. 28, are open to the public. Click
here for more information.
The Gabrielli Competition was created to honor the late Domenick L. Gabrielli, an Albany Law School graduate who served as an associate judge of the New York State Court of Appeals for 10 years.