Mercer Law School Makes Strong Showing in Emory Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition

Two Mercer Law School moot court teams competed in the fifth annual Emory Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition. The competition was held Oct. 14-16, 2011 in Atlanta with 32 teams competing from around the country. Students Abby Ammons, Skye Gees, and Grant Tall won an Outstanding Brief Award for the competition and Tall won an Outstanding Oralist Award.Emory Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Team

The second team competing included students Jonathan Futrell, Ashely Pruitt, and Ashley Wood. Both teams advanced from the preliminary rounds to the elimination rounds, and the Futrell-Wood-Pruitt team advanced to the quarterfinal round.

Ailya Zaidi and Chris Underwood served as student coaches and Tim Floyd, director of the law and public service program at Mercer, was the faculty coach. The competition fielded outstanding competitors from law schools throughout the nation.