Friday, February 28 – Saturday, February 29

The Law & Technology Institute and the Moot Court Association of the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, together with the Federal Communication Bar Association (FCBA) are pleased to announce that the 26th Annual National Telecommunications and Technology Moot Court Competition will be held on February 28-29, 2020, at the Columbus School of Law in Washington, DC.

The National Telecommunications and Technology Moot Court Competition provides students the opportunity to argue before private and government practitioners in the communications field.  Past judges have included former FCC Commissioner Kathleen Abernathy, Chief of Staff to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, Matthew Berry, First Amendment advocate Robert Corn-Revere, former FCBA President Christopher Wright, and Google Director of Communications Law and former FCC General Counsel Austin Schlick.

The competition seeks attorneys to serve as Oral Arguments Judges and Briefs Judges.  Briefs Judges will receive submitted briefs on or around Wednesday, February 12 and they will be due back on Wednesday, February 26.  A score sheet provided by the Committee will guide Briefs Judges in grading the briefs and allocating points.  Oral Arguments Judges are needed for the competition rounds on both Friday, February 28 and Saturday, February 29.  If you would like to volunteer as a Briefs or Oral Arguments Judge, please contact Danielle Thumann at dthumann@wbklaw.com or Logan Samuels at cua.nattelmoot@gmail.com by February 5, 2020.  No expertise is necessary.