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Criminal Appellate Moot Court Program

The post-conviction unit administers a moot court program in which members of the post-conviction panel act as volunteer judges for panelists who want to be mooted before going to court for oral argument. The list of judges is available to any member of the panel, and the attorney being mooted is responsible for organizing the moot court session. Many volunteer judges have conference rooms or other spaces available for holding court. The unit also maintains a list of courtrooms that can be used for more formal sessions.

 

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