Moot Court Competition
Learn About The Appellate Process
This two-part program offers a unique opportunity to learn about the appellate process. Teams of two high school students write briefs based on case materials provided. The briefs are submitted for evaluation. If selected, students present oral arguments before an appellate judging panel. The final round is held at the Florida Supreme Court.
The Florida Bar Appellate Practice Section is the primary sponsor of this program.
Taking Cases Through the Courts.pdf
|Date:||July 10, 2018|
Dates: District level invitational competitions are typically held in early April. The final round for 2019 is scheduled for May 6 and 7, 2019.
Location: Tallahassee, Florida (First District Court of Appeal and the Florida Supreme Court)
Case Materials and Rules
|2019 Moot Court Case Packet|
All questions regarding the case materials must be submitted in writing to email@example.com.
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|Brief Writing Primer|
|Primary And Secondary Research Sources|
|Tips For Oral Argument|
|Tips Judges Look For|
|Using Legal Citations|
Score Sheets and Sample Briefs
|Brief Score Sheet|
|Oral Argument Score Sheet|
|Sample Brief 1|
|Sample Brief 2|
|Sample Brief 3|
The following sample briefs may be helpful as well: