On January 19, 2012, AJMLS’ BLSA Moot Court Teams competed in the Southeast Regional Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition in Birmingham, Alabama. The Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition is an annual, national competition that coincides with the National Black Law Students Association’s (NBLSA) regional and annual conferences. There were two teams selected from AJMLS who competed in the Southeast Regional competition.
Team one, consisting of Ashley Barnett (2L) and Sharee Tumbling (3L), won the Best Respondent Brief Award. Team two, consisting of Lauren McAlpin (2L) and Sarah Redparth (2L), advanced to the final four and placed 4th out of 24 teams in the overall competition. Team two member, Sarah Redparth, won the Best Oral Advocate Award.
Congratulations to all the ladies for their hard work and stellar performances at the NBLSA Southeast Regional Moot Court competition!