News & Noteworthy

Moot Court teams reach semi-finals in D.C. regional


Congratulations to two Coastal Law Moot Court teams for reaching the semi-finals at the Washington, D.C. regional in the National Appellate Advocacy Competition hosted by the American Bar Association.

Third-years Chris Saba and Ellen Germuska served as oralists and Casey Hester served as the brief writer, completing the preliminary rounds undefeated and as the top-ranked team in a field of more than 30. Hester won Best Brief, Third and Saba Best Advocate, Sixth. The second-year team of Rebecca Grimes, Kari Anne Bowden and Amanda Isaacs also reached the semi-final round. In addition, Isaacs won the Best Brief, Second award.

Center for Law & Sports shines in Coastal Law Magazine


Coastal Law Magazine, now in its fifth issue, released its Winter 2011 publication, which highlights the school's Center for Law and Sports. The cover story, "New Age Athletes as Social Entrepreneurs", is written by Professor Roger Groves and proposes a philanthropic paradigm shift and creative use of limited liability company joint ventures.

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