Moot courts are attracting attention as more law students seek to gain experience ‎and professional exposure by playing a key role in a moot court.

Moot courts give law ‎students opportunities to research and litigate advanced hypothetical problems, ‎compete with a team against other student attorneys, and receive professional ‎feedback on their performance by peers, faculty, and the moot court itself. It is fair to ‎say that a lawyer who has participated in a moot court is rarely surprised by questions ‎that he or she may receive from the bench.‎

Moot Court Application process

The Faculty of Law strives to build a team of students who would join this program at the ‎beginning of every academic year. All students are encouraged to apply to get the quality ‎training and then compete at national and international moot court events.‎

The moot court team is chosen after passing two stages:‎

  • All student applicants are first interviewed to assess their personal skills pertinent to ‎presentation and analysis, then short listed.‎
  • Short listed candidates are interviewed again and are given an opportunity to prepare for a ‎simple hearing on a previously defined disputed issue.‎

After these two stages, the moot court team joins a full-year integrated training ‎program. The team members receive two kinds of training. The first is cognitive legal training ‎related to the issue that is raised for competition. The second training involves building ‎essential skills for competitions, including analytical, presentation and listening skills.‎

Because the international contests are held in English, the moot court team members ‎should have a very good command in English.‎

For registration and inquiries:‎

Dr. Raed Abu-Badaweieh
mail: [email protected]
Moot Court Program Coordinator