CARLETON MOOT TEAM
The Carleton Moot Team is an arm of the Carleton Law and Legal Studies Society. The goal of the Moot Team is to enable members in developing their oral advocacy and legal argumentation skills by preparing for and participating in mooting tournaments. Senior members serve as leaders and mentors for newer mooters. The Carleton Moot Team has had tremendous success, winning multiple national undergraduate mooting titles in recent years. The Carleton Moot Team continues this tradition of excellence in order to best prepare our members for further legal education and employment, as well as represent our school throughout the country in undergraduate tournaments.
PERKS OF BEING A MEMBER
The Carleton Moot Team is open to all members of the CLLSS.
Firsthand experience in honing and delivering legal arguments
Frequent social events within a tightknit community
Opportunities for networking with legal professionals, including judges and law school admissions officers
Multiple academic skills, including presentation and oral advocacy
HOW TO JOIN THE MOOT TEAM
To become a member of the Moot team. You must be a member of the Carleton Law & Legal Studies Society. No prior mooting or debate experience is required.
At the beginning of the School Year, we will announce where the first meeting will happen.
Capital Cup Mooting Competition is hosted and run by the Carleton Law & Legal Studies Society. Each November, schools from around the country come to Ottawa to compete to win the title.
CLLSS Moot Team competes in Capital Cup every year and we start preparation for the competition in early September.
The Osgoode Cup National Undergraduate Mooting Competition is an annual tournament intended to introduce undergraduate students to mooting, a form of public speaking common in law school. Held for the first time in 2005, the Osgoode Cup has a long tradition. The tournament takes place at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
WHO WE ARE
The Moot team runs under the Carleton Law & Legal Studies Society.
Steven Marchand is the Captain of the Moot Team
The teams co-captains Jordyn Selznick & Julia Barone are involved with the development of the team for Mooting competitions with help from coach Matt Klassen.