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Loyola Advances through Moot Court Ranks

Loyola press release - April 4, 2002

(New Orleans)—For the second year in a row, the Loyola University New Orleans School of Law finished in the final eight in a worldwide moot court competition in Vienna, Austria held March 22 - 28, 2002. One hundred-eighty teams from 36 countries competed in the Ninth Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court. The twenty-six U.S. law schools beginning the competition included Harvard, Columbia, Cornell, the University of Texas, Tulane, and Loyola. Of these, only Loyola University made the final eight. In last year's competition, only Loyola and Harvard were in the final eight.

The team members were Susan Rogge, Marc Roark, Holly Roberts, and Thomas Richards. The coach for the team was Henry D. Gabriel, De Van Dagget Professor of Law.

Founded in 1914, the Loyola University New Orleans School of Law operates both a day program for full-time students and an evening program for part-time students with an enrollment of approximately 680 and 32 full-time faculty members. The law school is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and is accredited by the American Bar Association.