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The Jeffrey G. Miller National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition

      2017 Competition Winners            

Congratulations to Columbia Law School, Team #48, who emerged as the 2017 Jeffrey G. Miller National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition champions! Teams from University of Connecticut School of Law, Team #58 and Stetson University College of Law, Team #1, were finalists in the closely-contested final round.

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Advancing brief writing and oral advocacy skills in environmental law for an extraordinary educational opportunity

Outstanding Reputation. Instituted in 1989, The Jeffrey G. Miller National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition (NELMCC) is the largest interschool moot court competition of any kind under one roof, regularly attracting 200 competitors from law schools from all over the nation. Highly competitive with tremendous educational value, NELMCC has established a national standard of excellence in moot court competitions.

Exceptional Learning Experience. NELMCC provides an intellectual workout for competitors through complex legal analysis of today’s thorny environmental issues presented in the Problem. Competitors research and analyze the issues before writing persuasive arguments for one party advocating how the issues should be resolved. Competitors are then required to argue the issues orally for all three parties, rounding out the rigorous academic experience.

National Prominence. NELMCC is the centerpiece of the Elisabeth Haub School of Law (formerly Pace Law School) Environmental Law Program, ranked third in environmental law nationally by US News and World Report.

ABA SEER Award Winner. NELMCC is the recipient of the 2013 American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Distinguished Achievement in Environmental Law and Policy Award for its broad national reach in engaging environmental law students on appellate brief writing and advocacy and commitment from environmental practitioners and the judiciary who judge and critique the competitors.

Splendid Location. The beautiful campus of Elisabeth Haub School of Law is located only 20 miles north of New York City with convenient access to the city and major airports.

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Competition Office
Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University
78 North Broadway, Preston 212
White Plains, NY 10603