Albany Law to host 21 Law Schools for National Moot Court Competition

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Date: 11/19/2008

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 Law
Barry University
Brooklyn Law School
CUNY School of Law
Florida State University College of Law
New England Law
Northeastern University School of Law
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Seton Hall School of Law
St. John's University School of Law
St. Thomas University
Stetson University School of Law
Syracuse University College of Law
The John Marshall Law School
The University of Mississippi School of Law
The University of Texas Law School
Touro Law School
University of Baltimore
University of California - Gould School of Law
Wake Forest University School of Law
Widener 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.