Student Spotlight - Moot Court Teams

Moot court teams gear up for spring competitions

Goler Teal Butcher International Moot Court Team to compete in Kathmandu, Nepal

The Goler Teal Butcher International Moot Court Team will compete in three competitions in 2018. The first is the Mid-Atlantic Qualifying Round of the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition on February 8-11 in Washington, DC. The second is the International Rounds of the United States-Nepal Moot Court Competition on March 18-19 in Kathmandu, Nepal. Their last stop comes on March 22-24 and is the International Finals of the International Environmental Moot Court Competition at Stetson University in Florida.

President Nyajuok Deng, a 3L, leads the Goler Teal Butcher International Moot Court Team. She is excited about the upcoming season and wants to bring home first place honors. “Our team is named for a great woman,” said President Deng. “We want to honor her legacy by competing well and making the law school proud.” Goler Teal Butcher, a 1957 graduate of Howard University School of Law, was a renowned scholar and professor of law. She was a fierce human rights advocate and was an internationally respected expert on Africa. She devoted much of her life fighting for the end of world hunger.



Back row (l to r): Jenny Mack, Dr. Waris Husain, Nyajuok Deng, Crystal Nwaguo, Esosa Aimufua
2nd Row: Tiffany Dayemo, Lynn-Samantha Severe, Blake Hylton, Chloe Sellers
3rd Row: Ivy Brewer, Mary Olorunsogo, Rachelle Alexandre
Front Row: Kazi Jahan, Oluwabusayo Odubayo