From the 2007 News Archive
Alicia Welch '08 Named 2007 Myerowitz Moot Court Champion
Alicia Welch was named champion of the 38th Annual Morris B. Myerowitz Moot Court Competition, whose final round took place March 14 in the School of Law's Ceremonial Courtroom. This year’s problem was based on Morse v. Frederick
– the "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" case – which is scheduled for oral argument in the Supreme Court on March 19. Watch the final round of the Myerowitz Moot Court Competition here
The other finalists for this year's competition were third-year law students Jennifer Katz, Viktoriya Mikityanskaya, and Thaila Sundaresan. Sundaresan was named runner-up, and Katz won the award for Best Brief.
The competition is a prestigious contest, consisting of a written brief and four rounds of appellate argument on a written competition problem. Previous winners of the competition include Federal District Court Judge Andre M. Davis, Maryland Court of Special Appeals Judge Deborah Eyler, and U.S. Magistrate Judge Jillyn K. Schulze.
For more information on the competition and the case, please visit http://www.law.umaryland.edu/myerowitz