Moi University School of Law Comes out on Top in Kenyan Moot Court Competition
The Moot Court Competition that was held on the 25th of February 2023 at the Kenya School of Law had several popular law schools from across the country participate.
In the competition, participants were involved in simulated court proceedings which included making oral arguments and drafting memorials.
At the end of the event, Moi University School of Law came out on top after winning four out of six possible trophies.
Moi University School of Law’s success was after they came out on top as the Best Team overall, Best Memorial Overall, Best Male Oralist, and Best Applicant Memorial awards.
The team comprised Oduor Otieno, Santos Michelle Jessica and Damar Agak who were all third-year students at the School of Law. They were coached by faculty members Tali Israel Tali and Bett Rickard who were actually volunteer alumni coaches.
Moi University School of Law’s victory has given them the chance to represent both the University and the Country at the global rounds which are set to take place in Washington DC between the 8th and 15th of April later this year.
The global rounds will include teams from various countries who will compete in several legal areas including Public International Law, Human Rights, Arbitration, International Criminal Law and the Law of the Sea Convention.
Moi University’s school Laws’ triumphs show the importance of participating in legal competitions as they provide students with the chance to sharpen their skills and gain practical experience in a simulated court environment.
In addition, such competitions enable students to showcase their talent and potential in the legal profession through the platform that they provide.
The dedication and commitment of the team, coupled with the expertise and guidance of their coaches is the reason the Moi University School of Law was successful.
The faculty members’ and alumni coaches’ contribution also shows that giving learners quality education and mentorship is a very important thing.