OU Moot Team Wins Nat’l. Championship


Defeats Harvard, Syracuse

Chronicle News Services

NORMAN—The Moot Team from the University of Oklahoma recently won a national championship.

The team won the National Moot Court Competition of the Black Law Students Association.

The competition was held in New York City.

The Oklahoma law students team defeated the team from Harvard University in the semi-finals and the team from Syracuse University in the finals.

The team members were third-year law student Isaiah Brydie and second-year student Doreen Appiah.

With coaches Chris Staine and Jonathan Brewer (both OU Law alums), Mr. Brydie and Miss Appiah went face-to-face with the best of the top law schools in the country.

Coach Staine works at Crowe & Dunlevy, and Coach Brewer is an assistant district attorney in Oklahoma County.

Both coaches have previously placed in national competitions, with Mr. Brewer being a prior national champion while a law student at the University of Oklahoma.

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