Moot Court

Participating at

National moot court

On Saturday 10 June 2017, the municipality of The Hague will, for the first time, organise the National Moot Court. This is a national selection day to determine which participants will be selected for the All Star Team that will take part in the International Moot Court. The fourth edition of this International Moot Court will be held in 2018.

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Participation in the National Moot Court takes some preparation, both for students and for teachers. This website is here to help you. It has all the information you need to make your attendance at our Moot Court a success.

News

DON’T RAISE YOUR VOICE. IMPROVE YOUR ARGUMENT.
DON’T RAISE YOUR VOICE. IMPROVE YOUR ARGUMENT.

Programme

Programme (selection day) 2017 National Moot Court, 10 June 2017

Location: Leiden University
Wijnhaven Building | Campus Den Haag
Turfmarkt 99
2511 DV The Hague
The Netherlands

10.30
Doors open
11.00
Master class (Auditorium) Information about the legal profession, how do you compose a good plea, and what are the rules? What is the International Criminal Court?
12.00
Lunch
13.00
Start pleas (a maximum of 4 minutes for each participant)
15.00
Finish, start jury deliberation
16.00
Announcement All-Star Team

Case & Procedures

The case for the 2017 National Moot Court competition will be announced in May 2017.

Download the Case

The procedures are ready to download.

Download the Procedures

Injustice anywhere
is a threat to justice
everywhere.

Practicalities & Forms

Click the links below to download the forms.

How to prepare for the NMC

Student preparation

  • Learn the case (Prosecution and Defence)
  • Prepare a presentation in max. 4 minutes
  • Presentation styles, defence or prosecution
  • Good use of language
  • Study the video (see below)
Costs & Expenses

No, there are no (registration) costs for participating in the 2017 National Moot Court. You will be expected to pay your own travel expenses. The organisation will provide food (lunch) and drink on Saturday 10 June 2017.

Travel arrangements

You will be responsible for your own transport to and from The Hague.

Registration Site by Alsjeblaft!