The only national moot court in the United States to focus on topics in substantive criminal law.
The 2023 Herbert Wechsler National Criminal Law Moot Court Competition will be held in-person March 31 – April 1, 2023.
Registration for the 2023 Wechsler Moot Court competition is closed.
Competition Dates: March 31 – April 1, 2023
Location: Downtown Buffalo Courthouses (location TBA)
Problem Release: February 6
Brief Due: March 6
About the Competition: 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.