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2006 Competition

2006 National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition

February 23-25, 2006


The Eighteenth Annual National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition was held on Thursday, February 23 through Saturday, February 25, 2006, at Pace Law School, White Plains, N.Y.  Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center emerged from a field of 69 law schools nationwide to win the Competition.


Winner

Louisiana State University
Paul M. Hebert Law Center 
Team #20

Micah A. Gautreaux
Karen J. Blakemore
Margaret L. Grace

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From left to right: Team members Micah A. Gautreaux, Karen J. Blakemore,
Margaret L. Grace & Coach Charles Ellis

 


Final Round Judges

The Honorable James B. Loken
United States Court of Appeals 
for the Eighth Circuit

The Honorable Susan Phillips Read
State of New York 
Court of Appeals

The Honorable Anna L. Wolgast
United States Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Appeals Board

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From left to right: Hon. Susan Phillips Read, Hon. James. B. Loken & Hon. Anna L. Wolgast

 


David Sive Award for Best Brief Overall
(Appellant-Bearclaw River Keeper)

University of Illinois College of Law
Team #14

Patrick Muench
Dionne Padilla

Matthew McDonald

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From left to right: Patrick Muench, Dionne Padilla & Matthew McDonald 

 


Best Oralist

John Zevalking
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Team #16

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Finalists

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
Team #27

Timothy H. Wolf
Ryan O. Cantrell


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University of Detroit Mercy School of Law 
Team #69

Samuel McCrimmon
Bhavna Bhandari
Andrew Strahan

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Best Brief – Appellee
(Major Electronics)

Mississippi College Law School
Team #13

Amanda Edge-Gougeon
Michael Bentley

 

Best Brief – Intervenor
(Town of Noblesville)

University of California
Hastings College of the Law 
Team #2

Bryce Baker
Justin Garratt
Mari Lane

 

Semifinalists

Lewis & Clark Law School (Team #35)
Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center (Team #20)
Marquette University Law School (Team #7)
Mississippi College School of Law (Team #13)
The University of Houston Law Center (Team #17)
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (Team #69)
University of Florida Levin College of Law (Team #65)
University of Oregon School of Law (Team #19)
Washington
University in St. Louis School of Law (Team #27)

Please address questions about the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition to Leslie Crincoli, Competition Coordinator.

Phone: (914) 422-4413
E-mail: lcrincoli@law.pace.edu