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2012-2013 National Health Law Moot Court Competition
Date: November 2-3, 2012
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
Topic: Competition students argued a hypothetical case before the United States Supreme Court involving liability for the inadvertent release of patient electronic medical records.
Participating Schools:
Baylor Law School
Belmont University College of Law
Boston University School of Law
DePaul University College of Law
Faulkner University School of Law
George Mason University School of Law
Georgia State University College of Law
Hamline University School of Law
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Michigan State University College of Law
Northeastern University School of Law
Nova Southeastern Univ, Shepard Broad Law Center
Saint Louis University School of Law
Seton Hall School of Law
South Texas College of Law
Suffolk University Law School
The University of Notre Dame Law School
University of Pittsburgh SOL Health Law Clinic
University of Tulsa College of Law
University of San Diego School of Law
University of Washington School of Law

Final Round Judges:
Judge Michael Kanne of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Judge David Herndon of the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Professor Jane Yakowitz Bambauer from the University of Arizona College of Law
Kent Harshbarger, MD, JD, the president of the American College of Legal Medicine

Competition Winners:
FIRST – Loyola University Chicago School of Law team of James D'Angelo and
Carrie Gilbert
SECOND – South Texas College of Law team of Adam Anthony, Elizabeth Edwards, and William Wright
THIRD – Faulkner University School of Law team of Donald Burton and Wesley Walterscheid
BEST BRIEF – Loyola University Chicago School of Law team of James D'Angelo and
Carrie Gilbert
SECOND BEST BRIEF – Hamline University School of Law team of Joseph Cooch and Elizabeth Winchell
BEST OVERALL ORALIST – James D'Angelo of Loyola University Chicago School of Law
BEST PRELIMINARY ROUND ORALIST – James D'Angelo of Loyola University Chicago School of Law

 

2011-2012 National Health Law Moot Court Competition
Date: November 4-5, 2011
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
Topic: Competition students argued a hypothetical case before the United States Supreme Court involving whether a group of women from an underdeveloped African nation can bring a claim under the federal Alien Tort Statute against a U.S. drug company for unconsented to experimentation.
Participating Schools:
Baylor Law School
Boston University School of Law
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Georgia State University College of Law
Hamline University School of Law
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
New York Law School
Northeastern University School of Law
Saint Louis University School of Law
Seton Hall School of Law
South Texas College of Law
Suffolk University Law School
University of Alabama School of Law
University of Cincinnati College of Law
University of Illinois College of Law
University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law
University of Oklahoma COL
University of Pittsburgh SOL
University of San Diego School of Law
University of Tulsa College of Law

Final Round Judges:
Judge John D. Tinder, Federal Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Judge J. Phil Gilbert, Federal judge for the Southern District of Illinois
Dr. Gary Birnbaum,M.D., J.D., FCLM, President, American College of Legal Medicine
Bethany Spielman, PhD., J.D., M.H.A., Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and Southern Illinois University School of Law

Competition Winners:
FIRST – Loyola University Chicago School of Law team of Garrett Pape and Jenna Smith
SECOND – South Texas College of Law team of Randy Ho, Brian Evans, and Margot Trevino
THIRD –  South Texas College of Law team of Andrew Bender, Kathleen Jo Muncie, and Amber Burton
BEST BRIEF – South Texas College of Law team of Andrew Bender, Kathleen Jo Muncie, and Amber Burton
SECOND BEST BRIEF – University of Pittsburgh  School of Law team of Robert Lo and Samuel Derrick
BEST OVERALL ORALIST – Ritika Rodrigues of the University of Alabama School of Law
– Kathleen Jo Muncie of South Texas College of Law

 

2010-2011 National Health Law Moot Court Competition
Date: November 5-6, 2010
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
Topic: Competition students argued a hypothetical case before the United States Supreme Court involving whether a mother has a property right in the corneas of her deceased son that were unconstitutionally extracted under a presumed consent-to-donation law, and whether such law also violates her rights to free exercise of religion.
Participating Schools:
Boston University School of Law
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University
Faulkner University, Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Georgia State University College of Law
Gonzaga University School of Law
Hamline University School of Law
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Marquette University Law School
Mississippi College School of Law
New York Law School
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Northeastern University School of Law
Saint Louis University School of Law
Seton Hall School of Law
South Texas College of Law
Suffolk University Law School
University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law
University of Maryland School of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
University of Tulsa College of Law
Western New England College School of Law

Final Round Judges:
Judge Thomas B. Russell, Chief United States District Judge, Western District of Kentucky
Judge John Marshall Rogers, Federal Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Dr. Dale H. Cowan, MD, JD, FACP, President, American College of Legal Medicine

Competition Winners:
FIRST – South Texas College of Law
SECOND – Loyola University Chicago School of Law
THIRD – University of Tulsa College of Law
BEST BRIEF – University of Tulsa College of Law
SECOND BEST BRIEF – Hamline University School of Law
BEST OVERALL ORALIST – Stephen Simcox of Indiana University-Indianapolis School of Law
BEST PRELIMINARY ROUND ORALIST – Stephen Simcox of Indiana University-Indianapolis School of Law

Date: November 5-6, 2010
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
Topic: Competition students argued a hypothetical case before the United States Supreme Court involving whether a mother has a property right in the corneas of her deceased son that were unconstitutionally extracted under a presumed consent-to-donation law, and whether such law also violates her rights to free exercise of religion.
Participating Schools:
Boston University School of Law
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University
Faulkner University, Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Georgia State University College of Law
Gonzaga University School of Law
Hamline University School of Law
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Marquette University Law School
Mississippi College School of Law
New York Law School
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Northeastern University School of Law
Saint Louis University School of Law
Seton Hall School of Law
South Texas College of Law
Suffolk University Law School
University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law
University of Maryland School of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
University of Tulsa College of Law
Western New England College School of Law

Final Round Judges:
Judge Thomas B. Russell, Chief United States District Judge, Western District of Kentucky
Judge John Marshall Rogers, Federal Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Dr. Dale H. Cowan, MD, JD, FACP, President, American College of Legal Medicine

Competition Winners:
FIRST – South Texas College of Law
SECOND – Loyola University Chicago School of Law
THIRD – University of Tulsa College of Law
BEST BRIEF – University of Tulsa College of Law
SECOND BEST BRIEF – Hamline University School of Law
BEST OVERALL ORALIST – Stephen Simcox of Indiana University-Indianapolis School of Law
BEST PRELIMINARY ROUND ORALIST – Stephen Simcox of Indiana University-Indianapolis School of Law

 

 

2009-2010 National Health Law Moot Court Competition
Date: November 6-7, 2009
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
Topic: Competition students argued a hypothetical case before the United States Supreme Court involving a hospital’s effort to “repatriate” a patient who is an illegal alien over her guardian’s objections.
Participating Schools:
Boston University School of Law
Faulkner University, Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Georgia State University College of Law
Georgia State University College of Law
Hamline University School of Law
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
Marquette University Law School
Northeastern University School of Law
Saint Louis University School of Law
Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
Seton Hall School of Law
South Texas College of Law
Suffolk University Law School
University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law
University of Maryland School of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
University of Oklahoma College of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
University of Tulsa College of Law
Washington & Lee University School of Law
Widener University School of Law

Final Round Judges:
Judge Julia Smith Gibbons, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Judge David R. Herndon, United States District Judge, Southern District of Illinois
Melvin A. Shiffman, M.D., J.D., President, American College of Legal Medicine
Associate Professor Jennifer Smith, Florida A&M University College of Law

Competition Winners:
FIRST – Loyola University Chicago School of Law
SECOND – University of Pittsburgh School of Law
THIRD – South Texas College of Law
BEST BRIEF – South Texas College of Law
SECOND BEST BRIEF – Loyola University Chicago School of Law
BEST OVERALL ORALIST – Joy Sadaly of University of Pittsburgh School of Law
BEST PRELIMINARY ROUND ORALIST – Kim Waldrop of Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of Law


2008-2009 National Health Law Moot Court Competition
Date:   November 7 - 8, 2008
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
Topic: Competition students argued a hypothetical case before the United States Supreme Court

Participating Schools:
Albany Law School
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Boston University School of Law
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Drexel Univeristy Earle Mack School of Law
Georgia State University College of Law
Hamline University School of Law
Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
John Marshall Law School
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
Northeastern University School of Law
Saint Louis University School of Law
Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
Seton Hall School of Law
South Texas College of Law
Suffolk University Law School
University of Kansas School of Law
University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law
University of Maryland School of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
University of Oklahoma College of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
University of Tulsa College of Law

Final Round Judges:
Judge Ronald A. Guzman, District Judge, US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Judge Michael P. McCuskey, Chief Judge, US District Court for the Central District of Illinois
Michael M. Raskin, MD, MS, JD, MHP, MA, FCLM, President, American College of Legal Medicine
Associate Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD, Widener University Law School, Wilmington, DE

Competition Winners:
FIRST – Chicago Kent College of Law
SECOND – Northeastern University School of Law
THIRD – Loyola Univisty Chicago School of Law
BEST BRIEF – Loyola University Chicago School of Law
BEST ORALIST – Lauren Sneed of the South Texas College of Law

 

2007-2008 National Health Law Moot Court Competition

Date: November 9-10, 2007
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
Topic: Competition students argued a hypothetical case before the United States Supreme Court involving a pharmacist who lost his license after refusing to fill a prescription for the “morning after” pill for a teenage girl.

Participating Schools:
Albany Law School
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Chicago-Kent College of Law
George Mason University School of Law
Hamline University School of Law
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
John Marshall Law School
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Saint Louis University School of Law
Seton Hall School of Law
South Texas College of Law
Suffolk University Law School
Texas Tech University School of Law
University of Kansas School of Law
University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law
University of Maryland School of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
University of Tulsa College of Law
Wake Forest University School of Law

Final Round Judges:
Judge Michael Kanne of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Judge Catherine Perry of the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Professor Paul McGreal, from the Southern Illinois University School of Law
Bruce H. Seidberg, DDS, JD, Pesident, American College of Legal Medicine

Competition Winners:
FIRST – South Texas College of Law
SECOND – Seton Hall School of Law
THIRD – South Texas College of Law
BEST BRIEF – Seton Hall School of Law
BEST ORALIST – William Godfrey of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law

 

2006-2007 National Health Law Moot Court Competition

Date:   November 10-11, 2006
Place:   Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
Topic:  Competition students argued a hypothetical case before the United States Supreme Court involving the constitutionality of a state’s mandatory HIV-testing and unsafe sex statutes.

Participating Schools:
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Chicago‑Kent College of Law
Georgia State University School of Law
Hamline University School of Law
Indiana University School of Law ‑ Indianapolis
The John Marshall Law School
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Michigan State University College of Law
New York Law School
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Saint Louis University School of Law
South Texas College of Law
Stetson University College of Law
Suffolk University Law School
University of Houston, Blakely Advocacy Institute
University of Louisville
University of Maryland School of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
University of South Dakota School of Law
University of Tulsa College of Law

Final Round Judges:
Judge Martha Daughtrey, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Judge Carol Jackson, Chief Judge of the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Richard Wilbur, M.D., J.D., President, American College of Legal Medicine
Professor Edward Richards, Harvey Peltier Professor and Director of the Program in Law, Science, and Public Health, Louisiana State University Law Center

Competition Winners:
FIRST –
Saint Louis University School of Law
SECOND –
Michigan State University College of Law
THIRD –
Hamline University School of Law
BEST BRIEF –
Saint Louis University School of Law
BEST ORALIST –
Tiffany Herrera, South Texas College of Law


2005-2006 National Health Law Moot Court Competition

Date: November 11 & 12, 2005
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
Topic: Competition students argued a hypothetical case before the United States Supreme Court involving a right to die issue derived from the Terri Schiavo case.

Participating Schools
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Georgia State University School of Law
Hamline University School of Law
Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis
The John Marshall Law School
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
New York Law School
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Seattle University School of Law
South Texas College of Law
Stetson University College of Law
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law
University of Houston, Blakely Advocacy Institute
University of Louisville School of Law
University of Maryland School of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
University of South Dakota School of Law
University of Tulsa College of Law

Final Round Judges:
Judge David R. Herndon, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Dr. Philip A. Shelton, M.D., J.D., President, American College of Legal Medicine
Professor Kathy Cerminara, Nova Southeastern Univ., Shepard Broad Law Center

Competition Winners:
FIRST –
University of Tulsa College of Law
SECOND –
University of Tulsa College of Law
THIRD –
Indiana University-Indianapolis School of Law
BEST BRIEF –
Quinnipiac University School of Law
BEST ORALIST –
Jason Lile, University of Tulsa College of Law

 

2004-2005 National Health Law Moot Court Competition

Date: November 12 & 13, 2004
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
Topic: Competition students argued a hypothetical case before the United States Supreme Court involving a pregnant woman who abused prescription drugs and was taken into custody by the state to protect the fetus during her pregnancy.

Participating Schools:
Hamline University School of Law
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
Louisiana State University Law School
Loyola University - Chicago School of Law
Marquette University Law School
New York Law School
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Stetson University College of Law
South Texas College of Law
Southern Methodist University School of Law
University of Louisville School of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
University of Tulsa College of Law

Final Round Judges:
Judge Julio M. Fuentes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Judge J. Phil Gilbert, U.S. District Court for the Southern District
Theodore R. Leblang, President, American College of Legal Medicine

Competition Winners:
FIRST –
South Texas College of Law
SECOND –
University of Tulsa College of Law
THIRD –
University of New Mexico School of Law
BEST BRIEF –
University of Tulsa College of Law
BEST ORALIST –
Carrie Martin, South Texas College of Law




2003-2004 National Health Law Moot Court Competition

Date: November 7 & 8, 2003
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
Topic: Competition students argued a hypothetical case before the United States Supreme Court involving a challenge to changes in a states Medicaid program that allegedly violated the Americans With Disabilities Act.


Participating Schools:
American Univ., Washington College of Law
Brooklyn Law School
George Washington University Law School
Hamline University School of Law
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
Loyola University - Chicago School of Law
Marquette University Law School
Northeastern University School of Law
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Stetson University Law School
South Texas College of Law
University of Louisville School of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
University of South Dakota School of Law
University of Tulsa College of Law
Univ. of Washington School of Law
Widener University School of Law

Final Round Judges:
Judge Michael S. Kanne, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Judge Michael J. Reagan, U.S. District Court for the Southern District
Phillip S. Cifarelli, President, American College of Legal Medicine

Competition Winners:
FIRST –
University of Tulsa College of Law
SECOND –
South Texas College of Law
THIRD –
South Texas College of Law
BEST BRIEF –
Loyola University-Chicago School of Law
BEST ORALIST –
Brigid Geis, University of Louisville School of Law



2002-2003 National Health Law Moot Court Competition

Date: November 8 & 9, 2002
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
Topic: Competition students argued a hypothetical case before the United States Supreme Court involving a § 1983 suit by health care providers against a state’s Medicaid program claiming that the state’s reimbursement methods violate 42 U.S.C. § 1396a(a)(30) and the Commerce Clause.

Participating Schools:
Albany Law School
Brooklyn Law School
DePaul University-College of Law
Georgia State University
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
Loyola University - Chicago
Loyola University School of Law, New Orleans
Marquette University Law School
New York Law School
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Saint Louis University School of Law
St. Thomas University School of Law
Stetson University College of Law
South Texas College of Law
University of Cincinnati College of Law
University of Connecticut School of Law
University of Houston Law Center
University of Louisville
University of Maryland School of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
University of South Dakota School of Law
University of Tulsa College of Law
University of Wisconsin Law School
Whittier Law School
Whittier Law School
Widener University School of Law
William S. Boyd School of Law - UNLV



Final Round Judges:
Judge Jean B. Scott, U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
Judge David R. Herndon, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Miles Zaremski, President, American College of Legal Medicine

Competition Winners:
FIRST –
South Texas College of Law
SECOND –
University of South Dakota School of Law
THIRD –
University of Houston Law Center
BEST BRIEF –
University of Houston Law Center
BEST ORALIST –
Peter Herold, Brooklyn Law School



2001-2002 National Health Law Moot Court Competition

Date: November 2 and 3, 2001.
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
Topic: Competition students argued a hypothetical case before the United States Supreme Court involving the death of a newborn infant after the pregnant mother was directed to go to another hospital by emergency room personnel at the hospital initially contacted.


Participating Schools:
Albany Law School
Chicago-Kent College of Law
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Georgia State University College of Law
University of Houston Law Center
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
John Marshall Law School
University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Loyola University-Chicago School of Law
Marquette University Law School
University of Maryland School of Law
Michigan State University, Detroit College of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
Pace University School of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Saint Louis University School of Law
University of South Dakota School of Law
St. Thomas University School of Law
South Texas College of Law
Stetson University College of Law
University of Tulsa College of Law
Valparaiso University School of Law
Widener University School of Law


Final Round Judges:
Judge Michael Kanne of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Judge Michael McCuskey of the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
Fillmore Buckner, M.D., J.D., F.C.L.M., President of the American College of Legal Medicine.


Competition Winners:
FIRST–
South Texas College of Law
SECOND–
South Texas College of Law
THIRD–
South Dakota School of Law
BEST BRIEF–
South Texas College of Law
BEST ORALIST–
Spring Webb, University of New Mexico School of Law



2000-01 National Health Law Moot Court Competition

Date: November 3 & 4, 2000
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois.
Topic: A hypothetical case before the United States Supreme Court considering whether FDA approval of a medical device preempts a state tort claim for alleged defects in the product


Participating Schools:
Albany Law School
University of Detroit-Mercy School of Law
University of Florida School of Law
Georgia State University College of Law
University of Houston Law Center
The John Marshall Law School
University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Loyola University--Chicago School of Law
University of Maryland School of Law
Michigan State University--Detroit College of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
Ohio State University College of Law
Pace University School of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Saint Louis University School of Law
Saint Mary's School of Law
Saint Thomas University School of Law
University of South Dakota School of Law
South Texas College of Law affiliated w/Texas A & M University
Stetson University College of Law
University of Tulsa College of Law
Widener University School of Law
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Law


Final Round Judges:
Judge Ilana Diamond Rovner of the United States Court of appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Judge Phil Gilbert of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Theodore LaBlang, J.D. Professor


Competition Winners
FIRST --
South Texas College of Law
SECOND --
Stetson University College of Law
THIRD --
Michigan State University Detroit College of Law
BEST BRIEF --
Michigan State University Detroit College of Law
BEST ORALIST --
Daniel Green, Stetson University College of Law



1999-00 National Health Law Moot Court Competition

Date: November 5 & 6, 1999
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois.
Topic: A hypothetical Qui Tam case before the United States Supreme Court involving a state hospital employee who blew the whistle on an illegal kickback scheme and then sought millions of dollars in penalties against the hospital.

Participating Schools:
Albany Law School
Brooklyn Law School
Chicago-Kent College of Law, IIT
Franklin Pierce Law Center
University of Houston Law Center
Indiana University School of Law--Indianapolis
The John Marshall Law School
University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Loyola University--Chicago School of Law
University of Maryland School of Law
Michigan State University--Detroit College of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
Ohio State University College of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
University of South Dakota School of Law
South Texas College of Law affiliated w/Texas A & M University
Southern Illinois University School of Law
St. Thomas University School of Law
Stetson University College of Law
University of Tulsa College of Law
Widener University School of Law

Final Round Judges:
Judge Michael Mihm of the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
Judge David Herndon of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Edward David, M.D., J.D., F.C.L.M., President of the American College of Legal Medicine

 

1998-99 National Health Law Moot Court Competition

Date: November 6 & 7, 1998
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois.
Topic: A hypothetical Americans with Disabilities Act case before the United States Supreme Court involving a hospital nurse whose insurance benefits were greatly reduced after she was found to be HIV-positive.

Participating Schools:
Albany Law School
Brooklyn Law School
Chicago-Kent College of Law, IIT
University of Detroit-Mercy School of Law
Franklin Pierce Law Center
University of Houston Law Center
Indiana University School of Law--Indianapolis
The John Marshall Law School
University of Louisville-Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Loyola University-Chicago College of Law
University of Maryland School of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
Ohio State University College of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
University of South Dakota School of Law
South Texas College of Law affiliated w/ Texas A & M University
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Stetson University College of Law
University of Tulsa College of Law
Valparaiso University School of Law
Washburn University School of Law
Widener University School of Law

Final Round Judges:
Judge Michael Kanne of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Judge Patrick Murphy of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
John Anderson, M.D., J.D., F.C.L.M., President of the American College of Legal Medicine

Competition Winners
FIRST --
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
SECOND --
South Texas College of Law affiliated w/Texas A & M University
THIRD --
University of New Mexico School of Law
BEST BRIEF --
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
BEST ORALIST --
Chris White, Southern Illinois University School of Law


1997-98 National Health Law Moot Court Competition

Date: November 6 & 7, 1997
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois.
Topic: Constitutionality of a city ordinance banning tobacco advertising.

Participating Schools:
America University -- Washington College of Law
Brooklyn Law School
Chicago-Kent College of Law, IIT
Franklin Pierce Law Center
Georgia State University Law School
University of Houston Law Center
Indiana University School of Law--Indianapolis
The John Marshall Law School
University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Loyola University-Chicago College of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
Northeastern University School of Law
Ohio State University College of Law
Pace University School of Law
University of PittsburghSchool of Law
Seton Hall University School of Law
University of South Dakota School of Law
South Texas College of Law affiliated w/ Texas A & M University
Southern Illinois University School of Law
St. Thomas University School of Law
Stetson University College of Law
University of Tulsa School of Law
Valparaiso University School of Law
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Law

Final Round Judges:
Judge Carol E. Jackson of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Judge Phillip M. Frazier of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Martin B. Flamm, M.D., J.D., F.C.L.M., President of the American College of Legal Medicine

Competition Winners
FIRST --
Franklin Pierce Law Center
SECOND --
University of Houston Law Center
THIRD --
University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
BEST BRIEF --
Franklin Pierce Law Center
BEST ORALIST --
Craig Adams, University of Houston

 

1996-97 National Health Law Moot Court Competition

Date: November 8 & 9, 1996
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois.
Topic: Physician-assisted suicide.

Participating Schools:
Albany Law School
Brooklyn Law School
Chicago-Kent College of Law, IIT
University of Detroit-Mercy School of Law
Franklin Pierce Law Center
University of Houston Law Center
The John Marshall Law School
Lewis & Clark Law School
University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Loyola University-Chicago School of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
Northern Illinois University School of Law
Northern Kentucky University School of Law
Ohio State University College of Law
Pace University School of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Southern Methodist University School of Law
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Stetson University College of Law
University of Tulsa School of Law
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Law

Final Round Judges:
Judge Theodore McMillian, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, St. Louis, Missouri
Stewart R. Reuter, M.D., J.D., President of the American College of Legal Medicine
Theodore R. LeBlang, J.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Humanities Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois

Competition Winners
FIRST --
University of New Mexico School of Law
SECOND --
Ohio State University College of Law
THIRD --
Southern Illinois University School of Law
BEST BRIEF --
Ohio State University School of Law
BEST ORALIST --
Stephanie A. Taylor, Albany Law School, Union University




1995-96 National Health Law Moot Court Competition

Date: November 3 & 4, 1995
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois.
Topic: Suit against HMO for negligence of physician and denial of experimental treatment for breast cancer.

Participating Schools:
Albany Law School of Union University
Chicago-Kent College of Law, IIT
University of Detroit-Mercy School of Law
Florida State University School of Law
Franklin Pierce Law Center
George Washington University School of Law
University of Houston Law Center
Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis
John Marshall Law School
Lewis & Clark Law School
University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
University of Maryland School of Law
Ohio State University College of Law
Pace University School of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
South Texas College of Law affiliated w/ Texas A & M University
Southern Illinois University School of Law

Final Round Judges:
Judge Harlington Wood, Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Judge Paul Riley, United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Arthur Cohen, M.D., J.D., President, American College of Legal Medicine

Competition Winners
FIRST -- Chicago-Kent College of Law, IIT
SECOND -- John Marshall School of Law
THIRD -- University of Louisville School of Law
BEST BRIEF -- University of Maryland School of Law
BEST ORALIST -- Robert Shields, Southern Illinois University School of Law



1994-95 National Health Law Moot Court Competition

Date: October 28 & 29, 1994
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois.
Topic: Petition to compel a pregnant teenager to undergo a Cesarean section against her wishes.

Final Round Judges:
Judge Richard Mills, United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
Judge J. Phil Gilbert, United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Stewart R. Reuter, M.D., J.D., Secretary of the American College of Legal Medicine.

Competition Winners
FIRST -- University of Houston Law Center
SECOND -- South Texas College of Law
THIRD -- University of Louisville School of Law
BEST BRIEF -- University of Houston Law Center
BEST ORALIST -- Pamela Jones, Indiana University - Indianapolis



1993-94 National Health Law Moot Court Competition

Date: November 5 & 6, 1993
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois.
Topic: Criminal prosecution of a hospital under the Medicare/Medicaid anti-kickback statute in connection with purchase of physician practice.

Final Round Judges:
Judge Michael S. Kanne, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Judge James L. Foreman, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Marvin Firestone, M.D., J.D., President, American College of Legal Medicine .

Competition Winners
FIRST -- Tulane University School of Law
SECOND -- Franklin Pierce Law Center
THIRD -- University of Iowa School of Law
BEST BRIEF -- Franklin Pierce Law Center
BEST ORALIST -- Jan Lanier, Ohio State University School of Law



1992-93 National Health Law Moot Court Competition

Date: November 6 & 7, 1992
Place: Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois.
Topic: Antitrust claim by an adolescent psychologist denied privileges at a county-owned hospital.

Final Round Judges:
Benjamin Miller, Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court
Peter von Gontard, partner in the St. Louis law firm of Sandberg, Phoenix & von Gontard
Dr. Jay A. Gold, Executive Director of the American College of Legal Medicine.

Competition Winners
FIRST --
University of Cincinnati College of Law
SECOND --
Southern Illinois University School of Law
THIRD --
Vanderbilt University School of Law
BEST BRIEF --
Southern Illinois University School of Law
BEST ORALIST --
Brenda Hart, South Texas College of Law and Steve Hill, Vanderbilt University (tie)