Moot Court Honors Program

Williams Institute National Sexual Orientation Moot Court Competition Teams

The Williams Institute Moot Court Competition was started in February of 2005 and is the only national competition dedicated exclusively to the areas of sexual orientation and gender identity law. Finalists then return to the University of California Davis during the William's institute 8th annual "Update" to present their argument as part of the conference.

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In 2008, Mary Grieb, Paul Johnson, Shaun Sperling were Semifinalists. In 2007 Joseph Alexander, Nicole Bashor, and Melissa Webber advanced to Quarterfinals, and won Second Best Brief. Joseph Alexander won Fifth Best Oralist.

2012-2013 Sexual Orientation Competition Team

Team: Jamie Budler & Shane Devins
Coach: Associate Dean Anthony Niedwiecki

2011-2012 Sexual Orientation Competition Team

Team: Meredith Fileff & Matthew Pearson
Coach: Associate Dean Anthony Niedwiecki

2009-2010 Sexual Orientation Competition Team

Team: Kristina McClure & Jordan Yurchich
Coach: Professor Joanne Hodge