2021 Jenkins Honors Intramural Moot Court Competition
A student competes in the final round of the Jenkins Honors Intramural Moot Court Competition
The Jenkins Honors Moot Court Competition is the appellate moot court competition for Marquette law students and is the capstone event of the intramural moot court program. Students are invited to participate based on their top perfor mance in the fall Appellate Writing and Advocacy course at the Law School.
The Jenkins preliminary rounds began on Saturday, March 20th and ended on Sunday, March 21st, with the winning teams progressing to the quarterfinals. The quarterfinals were held on Saturday, March 27th and the semifinal round on Sunday, March 28th. This year, all arguments were virtually via Zoom.
The final round occured on Tuesday, April 6th, at 3:30 PM. Finalists Ben Edelstein, Kyle Frank, Alexander Lux, and Natalie Mulvey argued Chase v. Plainsboro University before a panel of distinguished jurists. The final round was livestreamed on YouTube. You can find a recording of the final round here.
We thank the distinguished jurists who judged the final round:
Hon. Cynthia M. Davis (L'06), Milwaukee County Circuit Court
Hon. Michael Y. Scudder, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (Chicago)
Hon. Paul Thissen, Minnesota Supreme Court
The winners of the 2021 Competition are Ben Edelstein and Kyle Frank. Kyle Frank was also awarded the Ramon A. Klitzke Prize for Best Oral Advocate. Ashleigh Dickey and Matt Rademacher won the Franz C. Eschweiler Prize for Best Brief.
Congratulations to all of the participants in the 2021 Jenkins Honors Intramural Moot Court Competition:
Olanrewaju (Lanre) Abiola
Alexandra (Sasha) Chepov
Josh Le Noble
Taylor Van Zeeland
Please email Kelsey Pelegrin, Associate Justice of Jenkins, with any questions or comments about the 2021 Jenkins Competition.