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The Morris Tyler Moot Court competition takes place each semester at Yale Law School, culminating in the Harlan Fiske Stone Prize Finals in the fall and the Thurman Arnold Prize Finals in the spring. All second- and third-year law students are eligible and encouraged to participate. Two features of Moot Court at YLS are noteworthy and somewhat unique among law school moot courts. First, all students who complete a first round brief will have the opportunity to argue their case before a panel of attorneys, clerks, professors, and judges. Second, cases selected for briefing and argument are actual cases pending before the Supreme Court, allowing students to become familiar with the record and lower court opinions in an interesting and high-stakes case. Though first-year students are not eligible, we highly encourage you to attend the Prize Finals, where you can observe four students advocating before a panel of three excellent judges. This past year, the Spring 2017 panel was composed of Chief Judge Diane P. Wood of the Seventh Circuit, Judge Michelle T. Friedland of the Ninth Circuit, and Judge Amul R. Thapar (then of the Eastern District of Kentucky, now of the Sixth Circuit). The Fall 2016 panel was Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod of the Fifth Circuit, Justice Leondra Kruger of the Supreme Court of California, and Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the District of the District of Columbia.

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The Morris Tyler Moot Court competition takes place each semester at Yale Law School, providing an opportunity to prepare briefs and present argument before professors and judges on pending Supreme Court cases.

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The Morris Tyler Moot Court competition takes place each semester at Yale Law School, culminating in the Harlan Fiske Stone Prize Finals in the fall and the Thurman Arnold Prize Finals in the spring. All second- and third-year law students are eligible and encouraged to participate.

The moot court organization also oversees a "pre-part" program in which first-year students may participate during the spring semester.

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