Howard Law Trial Advocacy Team Advances In South Texas Mock Trial Challenge

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 1, 2021) — Howard University School of Law congratulates the following Huver I. Brown Trial Advocacy Team advocates for making it to the South Texas Mock Trial Challenge competition SEMIFINALS

Naomi Alexander (2L) 

Jerry Ford (3L)

Jordan Malone (2L) 

Radarius Morrow (3L)

Adam Hunter, Howard Law adjunct professor and team coach, cannot be happier about his team.

"This accomplishment is added confirmation that Howard University School of Law has one of the best trial advocacy programs in the country,” Hunter said. “We continue to compete and achieve at the highest level and against some the best schools in the country."

A special congratulations also goes out to Naomi Alexander for winning Best Advocate in the Preliminary Rounds.

"I wouldn’t have achieved Best Advocate without my team,” Alexander said. “We had high expectations for this competition, so Radarius, Jordan, Jerry, and I dedicated countless hours of our time in preparation. I am so honored to be the Best Advocate of the Preliminary Rounds; and I am proud to continue representing Howard under the direction of Coach Hunter at competitions next year!"

The South Texas Challenge hosts the top trial advocacy programs across the country.  Out of the 34 teams that competed, Howard Law was among the top four.  These students competed in six competitive trials over the course of three full days of competition.   

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Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university that is comprised of 13 schools and colleges. Students pursue more than 140 programs of study leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University operates with a commitment to Excellence in Truth and Service and has produced one Schwarzman Scholar, three Marshall Scholars, four Rhodes Scholars, 11 Truman Scholars, 25 Pickering Fellows and more than 165 Fulbright recipients. Howard also produces more on-campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the United States. For more information on Howard University, visit www.howard.edu.