June 5, 2018 — The University of Houston Law Center's Blakely Advocacy Institute has released its 2017-2018 ranking of the country's moot court programs with the top 16 qualifying for next year's national championship.
The moot court rankings, based on a point system created by Jim Lawrence, executive director of the Blakely Institute, have provided law schools an objective measurement for the strength of their moot court program.
The rankings are directly tied to the Hunton Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship in which the top 16 moot court programs are invited to Houston to compete for the national title in January.
The schools include:
The University of Oklahoma College of Law won the 2018 Moot Court National Championship after Georgetown Law won the previous two years.