Campus News 2007

For Immediate Release
October 26, 2007

Schreiner Moot Court teams rank at regionals

Schreiner University Moot Court teams advanced through three rounds of competition at the Southwest Regional Moot Court Competition held at Texas Tech School of Law. Senior Elsa Cepeda placed 21, sophomore Rae Kincead 31 and first-time competitor Mary Lou Yreugas, a junior, ranked in the top 50. Senior Lazaro Alvarez, junior Tracy White and freshman Alysia Tubbs also competed. The students will contend for top ten rankings at the regional competitions February and March 2008.

Alysia Tubbs, Tracy White, Rae Kincead, Lazaro Alvarez, Mary Lou Yreugas and Elsa Cepeda

Schreiner University’s Moot Court teams made a good showing at the recent Southwest Regional Moot Court Competition. Pictured, back row, left to right, are Alysia Tubbs, Tracy White, Rae Kincead and Lazaro Alvarez. In front, left to right, are Mary Lou Yreugas and Elsa Cepeda.

Moot Court is an exercise in which students study a constitutional problem and U.S. Supreme court cases, then argue before a panel of judges for or against the trial court’s decision. In the 2006-07 academic year, Schreiner University’s Moot Court ranked 10 in the Southwest Region.

For more information about how Moot Court builds analytical, presentation and advocacy skills for students in any discipline, contact Dr. Anne Berre at aberre@schreiner.edu.

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