Published on February 2, 2017 | by LawNews
BLSA Moot Court Team Finishes 2nd in Northeast Regional of Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition, Advances to Nationals
Hofstra’s Law’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) team of Annette Bevans 3L and Brianni Lyons 2L finished as the second-place finalist in the Northeast Regional of the National Black Law Students Association’s Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition. Fourteen teams competed in the regional, which was held in Boston from Jan. 25-29, 2017, during the Northeast Region of the Black Law Students Association (NEBLSA) regional convention.
By finishing as one of the top three finalist teams (the other two were from Columbia Law School), Annette and Brianni automatically advance to the National Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition, which will be held in Houston from March 7-12 during the NBLSA national convention.
A second Hofstra Law BLSA team of Pamela Bratton 1L, Evaggelia Giannopoulos 3L , Destiny Holliday 1L and Sadijah Johnson 2L competed in the Northeast Regional of the NBLSA’s Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition, which also took place during the NEBLSA regional convention.