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Moot Court and Journal Informational Meetings


Petition 101


Journal 1L Receptions

·         JIL/JLST: Monday, April 20, 4:30-6:30 PM, Auerbach Commons

·         MLR: Tuesday, April 21, 4:30-6:30 PM, Auerbach Commons

·         JLEL: Wednesday, April 22, 4:30-6:30 PM, Auerbach Commons

·         JLI: Thursday, April 23, 3:30-5:30 PM, Aurebach Commons


Bluebooking Breakout Sessions

  • Section A: April 16, 12:15-1:15 PM, Room 35
  • Section B: April 20, 12:15-1:15 PM, Room 35
  • Section C: April 22, 12:15-1:15 PM, Room 45
  • Section D: April 23, 12:15-1:15 PM, Room 35
  • Feel free to attend another section’s session if you are unable to make it to your own.
  • Handouts: Forthcoming
  • Recording: Forthcoming


Petition Preparation and Strategy Session

  • Sunday, April 26, 1:00-3:00 pm
  • Room 25
  • Handout: Forthcoming
  • Recording: Click Here.


Petition Period and Deadlines

Pick-up or Email Date Submission/Postmark Deadline
Tuesday, May 12 Tuesday, May 26
Wednesday, May 13 Wednesday, May 27
Thursday, May 14 Thursday, May 28
Friday, May 15 Friday, May 29
Saturday, May 16 Saturday, May 30
Sunday, May 17 Sunday, May 31
Monday, May 18 Monday, June 1
Tuesday, May 19 Tuesday, June 2
Wednesday, May 20 Tuesday, June 2
Thursday, May 21 Tuesday, June 2
Friday, May 22 Tuesday, June 2
Saturday, May 23 Tuesday, June 2
Sunday, May 24 Tuesday, June 2
Monday, May 25 Tuesday, June 2
Tuesday, May 26 Tuesday, June 2
Wednesday, May 27 Tuesday, June 2
Thursday, May 28 Tuesday, June 2
Friday, May 29 Tuesday, June 2
Saturday, May 30 Tuesday, June 2
Sunday, May 31 Tuesday, June 2
Monday, June 1 Tuesday, June 2
Tuesday, June 2 Tuesday, June 2


Samples from Prior Years



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