National Health Law Moot Court Competition
Southern Illinois University School of Law, along with supporting sponsors the American College of Legal Medicine and the American Health Law Association, is pleased to announce the 2022 National Health Law Moot Court Competition. The Competition is held annually at Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale. The two-day event is one of the premier moot court experiences in the nation and attracts teams representing law schools from throughout the country.
PRIZES: $1,000 first place, $750 second place, $500 each to third place, best brief and best overall oralist, and $250 each to runner-up best brief and best preliminary-round oralist. Participants will also receive prize packages sponsored by the American Health Law Association and the American College of Legal Medicine. The best brief will be published in an issue of the Journal of Legal Medicine.
DATE: November 4-5, 2022
LOCATION: Southern Illinois University School of Law, 1150 Douglas Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901.
ENTRY FORM AND FEES: Entry forms are due June 23. The entry fee of $475 per team or $900 for two teams is due by August 31. Fees must be received by August 31 or your registration will be canceled. Checks or money orders should be made payable to SIU School of Law.
TEAMS: Up to 26 teams from ABA-accredited law schools or law schools seeking ABA accreditation may participate in the competition. Each participating school may enter one or two teams. If the competition is oversubscribed, the committee reserves the right to place additional teams on a wait list or otherwise limit participation. Each team shall be composed of two or three students, all of whom must be full-time (day, night or weekend division) law students currently enrolled in a juris doctor program at the time of the competition.
RULES/INFORMATION: The record and the rules will be available and posted on the competition website on August 4. Briefs are due September 15.
“The American College of Legal Medicine is pleased to once again co-sponsor the National Health Law Moot Court Competition. The competition promotes the ACLM’s mission to educate about the complex intersections of law and medicine and contribute to the professional advancement of health law practitioners. I look forward as the ACLM’s representative to observing the impressive level of advocacy that the students achieve in this competition.”
— Tony S. Quang, MD, JD
President, American College of Legal Medicine
“The SIU National Health Law Moot Court Competition provides students with an excellent opportunity to engage with cutting-edge issues of health law and policy and the American Health Law Association could not be more pleased to again support the competition. The level of student advocacy is outstanding!”
— David Cade
CEO, American Health Law Association