Moot Court Society Competes in George Washington University National Security Law Moot Court Competition

Valparaiso University Law School Moot Court Society members competed in the George Washington University National Security Law Moot Court Competition on Feb. 18-20.

Waseema Ali and Alan Kus represented Valparaiso University Law School. They were coached by Dan Korban.

The team faced George Washington University, American University and Baylor University and advanced to the quarter final round.

The team argued issues concerning the freedoms of expression and the press as related to an online news blog, whether the creator acted with reasonable knowledge or intent to cause harm to the government and whether the silent witness rule was valid under the circumstances presented in the case.