• McGee Moot Court

    William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition

    31st Annual Competition Dates

    February 18 - 20, 2016  

    Hamline University School of Law and William Mitchell College of Law will host The McGee Moot Court Competition Thursday, February 18-20, 2016 at Hamline's Minneapolis Campus (1600 Utica Avenue, St. Louis Park, MN 55416).


    Hamline University School of Law and William Mitchell College of Law are pleased to invite your school to participate in the 31st Annual William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition.

    We are finalizing our research regarding the case that we have selected to be this year’s topic. The case cites, the questions presented, and the rules governing the competition will be distributed to all participants and posted on our website by November 6, 2015.

    The due date for briefs is January 4, 2016.

    The oral argument phase of the competition will be held in St. Louis Park at Hamline University’s Minneapolis Campus, 1600 Utica Avenue, Suite 700, St. Louis Park. Minneapolis 55416 on February 18 - 20, 2016. The first round of the competition begins on the morning of Thursday, February 18, 2016.

    Please review the McGee Moot Court competition features. 

    Application Requirements and Procedures

    Participation is limited to the first 32 teams that register. A completed application and a check for the registration fee, made payable to William Mitchell College of Law, must be postmarked by October 30, 2015.

    While a team may register for openings that might occur after the deadline, applications will be accepted in the order submitted, determined by the post mark or fax date.  

    Registration Fee and Payment

    The registration fee is $425 for one team, $800 for two teams. If you anticipate a delay in obtaining the fee, submit the application by October 30, 2015 and contact Deb Lange (651-523-2122 or dlange@hamline.edu) or the address set forth below prior to the deadline to arrange separate submission of the fee. If we receive an application without a check and have not heard from you, we will not be able to accept your application.

    Please download, complete, and send your application to:

    Attn: Deb Lange
    McGee Civil Rights Moot Court Competition
    Hamline University School of Law
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    St. Paul, MN 55104
    Fax: 651-523-2435


    Contact Deb Lange at the address above or (651-523-2122 or dlange@hamline.edu).

    We look forward to your school's participation.