ISBA Law Student Conclave
Sponsored by the ISBA Law Student Committee
in coordination with the Indiana Supreme Court and the Indiana Court of Appeals
Friday, April 3, 2020
In the interest of the Indiana State Bar Association’s proactive approach in preventing the spread of COVID-19 and the safety of our competitors and members, it is with regret that the ISBA’s Law Student Committee has elected to cancel the oral arguments for this year’s Law Student Conclave.
About the event
Competitors are encouraged to submit briefs for evaluation. The winning team will be awarded full honors--a place on the ISBA Law Student Conclave Cup--based solely on the strength of the briefs.
The submissions deadline has been extended! Submit your brief via email to Rebecca Smith: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, April 3, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. (EST).
2020 Rules for ISBA Moot Court Competition
Case Problem Law Student Conclave 2020
– Solomon v. State
a. Brief of Appellant
i. Appealed Order
b. Brief of Appellee
c. Reply of Appellant
d. Motion for Oral Argument
e. Order Denying Oral Argument
f. Solomon v. State – Ind. Ct. of App. Opinion
g. Petition to Transfer
h. Response to Transfer
i. Reply in Support of Transfer
What you’ll learn
Go head-to-head in the courtroom to battle for victory and bragging rights. Pair up, study a problem, and argue your case in front of attorneys and members of the judiciary.
You might enjoy this IF YOU
… are a law student who enjoys friendly competition.
… would like to argue a real case in front of actual Indiana judiciary members.
… ready to marvel at the future of Indiana’s legal profession.
Moot Court Competition--oral arguments have been canceled.
(all times are approximate)
8 – 8:45 a.m.: Competitor Check-In | Regions Center
9 – 11 a.m.: Preliminary Rounds | Regions Center
1 – 3 p.m.: Semi-Final Rounds | Court of Appeals
4 – 5 p.m.: Final Round | Indiana Supreme Court