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Mercer Students Place in IADC Legal Writing Contest

Third year Law student Terri K. Benton won first place in the 2011 International Association of Defense Counsel Legal Writing Contest. Her paper titled "Where Do I Fit In? Citizenship Claims and the §1332 Diversity Statute in Underwriters at Lloyd’s v. Osting-Schwinn” won amongst stiff competition and strong submissions to the contest according to IADC.

Third Year Law Student Louise Emeagi-Smith wins ABA Business Law Writing Competition

Third year law student Louise N. Emeagi-Smith won third place in the 2011 Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest sponsored by the ABA Business Law Section. Ms. Smith’s paper “Employers Beware: Civil RICO Provision Creates Private Enforcement of Immigration Laws” was judged on research and analysis, choice of topic, writing style, originality and contribution to the literature available on the subject.

Mercer Law School Team Wins Buffalo Moot Court Competition

A team from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law won the Buffalo Criminal Law Society’s 13th Annual Herbert Wechsler Moot Court Competition, held April 2 at the Buffalo City Court courthouse in downtown Buffalo, N.Y.

The Mercer team of second-year students Matt Shoemaker and Dodson Strawbridge was coached by third-year student Tyler Oldenburg, Michael Mattox, director of development for the law school, and Professor Tim Floyd.

First year student Sarah Phaff wins Hugh Lawson award

First year Mercer law student Sarah Phaff recently won the Hugh Lawson Moot Court competition at Mercer’s Walter F. George School of Law. The annual competition, held this year on March 25 during Law Day, is awarded to a first-year student who most effectively argues before a panel of Mercer Law School alumni judges and the third-year student who formerly received the award.
 

Mercer Law Frederick Douglass Team Places Third in Nation in NBLSA Moot Court Competition!

The Frederick Douglass Moot Court team, consisting of Antoine Bostic (3L) and Clayton Eichelberger (2L), won second runner up out of over 100 teams across the nation at the 43rd Annual NBLSA Convention.  This is the third year in a row that Mercer Law BLSA has been awarded for their outstanding performance at the regional and/or national levels in the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition. This year’s team was coached by Louise Emeagi-Smith and Christi Thornton, the 2009-2010 Frederick Douglass team.
 

 
 
 
 

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