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News Posted on February 22, 2013

King Hall Hosts Sixth Annual Asylum and Refugee Law National Moot Court Competition

UC Davis School of Law hosted the Sixth Annual Asylum and Refugee Law National Moot Court Competition at King Hall on February 15-16, as law schools from across the country took part in the only immigration law moot court competition on the West Coast, and the only moot court competition in the nation devoted exclusively to asylum and refugee law. 

Judges for the competition included numerous distinguished King Hall faculty and alumni, including Professors Karima Bennoune and Cruz Reynoso, Lecturer Carter "Cappy" White, Legal Research and Writing Fellows Lawrence Green, Clay Tanaka, and Angelo DeSantis, as well as Jeff Osofsky '09, Judge Dian Vorters '97, Colin Kilpatrick '12, John Stoller '12, Jan Roos '12, and Scott Grzenczyk '11. 

The competition featured 18 teams from the law schools across the nation, including Pepperdine University, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, New York University, UC Hastings, Southwestern University, University of the Pacific, and Santa Clara University.  The team from UC Hastings won the overall competition, beating Pepperdine University in the final round.