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O'Brien named best oralist, team wins other honors at Jessup tournament

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O'Brien named best oralist, team wins other honors at Jessup tournament

Monday, March 4, 2019

Congratulations to third-year student Lyddy O'Brien for being named the best oralist of the U.S. South Regional of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. The full team - comprised of second-year students Samuel L. "Sam" Hatcher, Andrew K. "Drew" Heddin and Hanna C. Karimipour - finished as quarterfinalists and brought home the fourth best brief award. Additionally, Hedin was named sixth best oralist of the tournament. Third-year student Allison Gowens served as student coach. The Jessup competition is the world's largest moot court tournament, with participants from over 680 law schools in 100 countries and jurisdictions.

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