Rhetoric 2003 Moot Court
Wabash College's Fall Moot Court competition offers students an excellent opportunity to engage in legal argumentation with training and support from fellow Wabash alumni who are now practicing attorneys. The competition has been an outstanding success and involves the entire Wabash community.
The 2003 Moot Court problem deals with a case related to actions by the Federal government in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. More specifically the court must decide whether the Immigration and Naturalization Service may conduct private hearings on deportation proceedings. The case pits an individuals right to an open and fair trail against the Governments interest in national security.
Students are given materials and coaching necessary for arguing a hypothetical case before a panel of judges. Competition comes from fellow students who are assigned the opposing argument. Prior legal knowledge or experience is not necessary for participation. The event is geared for undergraduates and research materials are prepared and distributed to each participant. In addition, tutoring sessions run by practicing attorneys are provided for those interested.
In short, this is a great opportunity to add to your resume, gain experience, and meet/work with Wabash Alumni.
MAJORS, MINORS AND OTHER PROGRAMS OF STUDY
- ASIAN STUDIES (MINOR)
- BUSINESS (MINOR)
- COMPUTER SCIENCE (MINOR)
- EDUCATION STUDIES (MINOR)
- ENGINEERING (DUAL-DEGREE)
- FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
- GENDER STUDIES (MINOR)
- HISPANIC STUDIES
- INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (MINOR)
- MODERN LANGUAGES
- MULTICULTURAL AMER. STUDIES (MINOR)
- PRE-MEDICINE (PRE-PROFESSIONAL)
- POLITICAL SCIENCE