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moot court

n.
A mock court where hypothetical cases are tried for the training of law students.

moot court

n
1. (Education) a mock court trying hypothetical legal cases
2. (Law) a mock court trying hypothetical legal cases

moot′ court′


n.
a mock court for the conduct of hypothetical legal cases, as for students of law.
[1780–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moot court - a mock court where law students argue hypothetical cases
court, judicature, tribunal - an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The John H Jackson Moot Court Competition was established in 2002 and involves over 35 countries.
Strathmore University Law School has beaten Harvard University to win the prestigious John Hopkins Jackson Moot Court award at a competition held in Geneva, Switzerland.By clinching the prestigious award, Strathmore becomes the first African team to bag the prize, the highest distinction for students in the field of international trade law and international law in general.
The inaugural Qatar Airways/McGill Air Law Moot Court Competition and the Qatar Airways/McGill Rising Scholars in Air and Space Law Conference were held recently in Montreal, Canada.
Participants in the Qatar Airways/McGill Air Law Moot Court Competition and the Qatar Airways/McGill Rising Scholars in Air and Space Law Conference which took place on March 22-23, in Montreal.
In fact, many years ago I learned about the value of moot court from none other than Thurgood Marshall.
She was a founding faculty member of the Southern Illinois University Law School, where for decades she taught property law and real estate finance, among other subjects, and coached the moot court team.
The 2017 General elections produced important case law in a form of the Supreme Court decisions that will be used as guide for the practical exercises together with practice of moot court hearings and drafting decision.Complaint reporting system will be also tested.
Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, 2019, organised by Amity Law School.
No other college in the history of the American Moot Court Association has won more than once.
ISLAMABAD -- The Millennium Universal College TMUC, Islamabad held its 4th Millennium National Moot Court Competition (MNMCC) Organized by the LAW department at TMUC Auditorium, in Sector H-11/4 Islamabad last day says a press release.
BAHAWALPUR -- Department of Law, the Islamia University of Bahawalpur Wednesday organized Law Moot Court Competitions to highlight practical aspect of legal education.