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May 26, 2011

Alabama’s Animal Rights Law Moot Court Team Takes Home Top Honors

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – The University of Alabama School of Law’s Animal Rights Law Moot Court Team has won first place in the 1st Annual National Animal Rights Law Moot Court Competition.

Oralists Laura Morgan and Keren McElvy competed against UCLA in the semi-final round and The University of Chicago in the final round. Keren McElvy had the second highest individual score among all the competitors. Lane Bowen was the team manager and research assistant.

The competition, held April 16 – 17th at The University of Chicago School of Law, included 12 teams from the following schools:

  • University of Washington
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • University of Chicago
  • Northeastern University
  • UCLA
  • University of Montana
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign