Registration is now open for the Fall rounds of the 2017-2018 Orison S. Marden Competition! The Competition is open to all 2L, 3L, LLM, and J.S.D. students. Marden is an opportunity to hone oral advocacy skills, research and develop creative arguments, and, for finalists, argue before a panel of Circuit Court judges. Please fill out the registration form here. Registration will close on Sunday, September 17 at 5:00 p.m. Late registrations will not be accepted.
Briefs will be due on Sunday, October 8 at 11:59 p.m. The oral argument rounds will occur from Tuesday, October 17 through Thursday, October 19, and Monday, October 23 through Wednesday, October 25. Each participant will argue before a panel of judges 3-4 times. All rounds will be held between 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.