Moot Court Honors Program
Teams » Wagner Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition
The Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition is one of the most distinguished competitions in the nation with approximately 46 teams competing. In recent years, sitting United States Justices have been among the final round jurists.
Recent topics include the following: (1) whether an individual is a Supervisor under the National Labor Relations Act; and (2) whether an employer has violated the American's with Disabilities Act by denying a disabled employee automatic reassignment to a vacant position; (3) whether a company can prevent a labor union from distributing information to non-unionized company employees, using a lawfully obtained list of company email addresses; and (4) whether a transexual employee is coverd under Title VII. The competition's website is http://www.nyls.edu/academics/jd_programs/moot_court.
In 2009, Whitney Hutchinson, Jeremy Macklin, and Jeffrey Krol advanced to the Semifinals and won Best Petitioner's Brief. In 2008, Adele Nicholas, David Rainey, and Gregory Royal advanced to Octofinals and won Third Best Petitioner's Brief. In 2007, Adele Nicholas and Jennifer Schroeder advanced to Octofinals and won Third Best Petitioner's Brief. In 2005 Anthony Sciara and Chris Kahler advanced to Quarterfials and won Third Best Respondent's Brief.