Established by the Programme in Comparative Media Law & Policy at the University of Oxford in 2008, the Price Media Law Moot Court Programme aims to foster and cultivate interest in freedom of expression issues and the role of the media and information technologies in societies around the world.
The Competition is currently comprised of six Regional Rounds (South Asia, Asia-Pacific, South East Europe, North East Europe, Middle East, Africa and Americas) and the selective International Rounds held in Oxford.
The sixth annual Americas Regional Rounds, hosted in partnership with the Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School (University of Pennsylvania), took place from 1 to 4 of February, 2018.
Here are the final results:
Winner of Americas Rounds 2017-18: Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, USA
Runner Up of Americas Rounds 2017-18: Tulane University Law School, USA
Best Speaker in Finals for Americas Rounds 2017-18: Nathaniel Levy, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, USA
Best Memorial for Americas Rounds 2017-18: Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, USA
Best Memorial Runner Up for Americas Rounds 2017-18: University of São Paulo Faculty of Law, Brazil
Best Speaker for Americas Rounds 2017-18: Nirvana Misir, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Canada
Best Speaker Runner Up for Americas Rounds 2017-18: Emma Ellis, Brooklyn Law School, USA
Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School and Tulane University Law teams with the judges (Photo courtesy Price Media Law Moot Court Programme)