Herbert J. Wechsler national Competition.

Wechsler Competition

The only national moot court in the United States to focus on topics in substantive criminal law.

Named after the drafter of the Model Penal Code, the annual Herbert Wechsler National Criminal Moot Court Competition focuses on topics in substantive criminal law. Problems address the constitutionality and interpretation of federal and state criminal statutes as well as general issues in the doctrine of federal and state criminal law.

2020 Competition Dates

  • Competition March 28, 2020
  • Registration opens: November 14, 2019
  • Registration closes: January 31, 2020  
  • Problem Released: February 3, 2020
  • Briefs due: March 11, 2020