Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition

The Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition is a student-run program in written and oral appellate advocacy. The majority of the second-year class participates in this annual competition, which is also open to third-year students who have not previously competed owing to study abroad or joint-degree programs.

If you have questions about the competition or need any further details, please contact the Advocacy Board at You may also directly contact Robert Esrock, Chief Justice, at

2019 Competition Problem and Rules

View the 2019 Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition problem and rules.

Advocacy Board

View the 2019-20 Advocacy Board

What's the schedule?

Find the competition schedule on our judge information page.

Watch the 2018 Moot Court final round.

Who was Sherman Minton?

Read a brief biography.

Communications to the Moot Court Board may be addressed to