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During the Americas Regional Rounds for the 2017 Price Moot Court Competition that took place in New York, we had a expert discussion regarding the following topicThe New Counter-terrorism and Countering Violent Extremism: Speech Regulation, Private Companies, and Free Expression”.

Experts that join the discussion were Hugh Handeyside from the ACLU National Security Project, Drew Mitnick from AccessNow, Christina Nemr from the Global Center on Cooperative Security, Stefaan Verhulst from NYU Governance Lab and Professor Michele Rosenfeld from Cardozo Law School and the discussion was moderated by Monroe Price

Flier for the event is available here.

Final Results

The fifth annual Americas Regional Rounds, hosted in partnership with the Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School (University of Pennsylvania), took place from 25 to 29 of January, 2017 at Cardozo School of Law in New York.

Here are the final results:

Winner of Americas Rounds 2016-17 is University of Notre Dame Law School, USA 

Runner Up of Americas Rounds 2016-17 is Brooklyn Law School, USA

Best Speaker in Finals for Americas Rounds 2016-17 goes to Erin Callihan, Brooklyn Law School, USA

Best Memorial for Americas Rounds 2016-17 goes to Brooklyn Law School, USA

Best Memorial Runner Up for Americas Rounds 2016-17 goes to Regent University School of Law, USA

Best Speaker for Americas Rounds 2016-17 goes to Brian Underwood, Duke University School of Law, USA

Best Speaker Runner Up for Americas Rounds 2016-17 goes to Jodi-Ann Quarrie, University of Notre Dame Law School, USA 

The teams qualifying to the International rounds in Oxford are:

  • Brooklyn Law School, USA
  • Columbia Law School, USA
  • Regent University School of Law, USA
  • University of Notre Dame Law School, USA
  • Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
  • York University: Osgoode Hall Law School, Canada
Timeline

The fifth annual Americas Regional Rounds, hosted in partnership with the Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School (University of Pennsylvania), will take place from 25 to 29 of January, 2017 at Cardozo School of Law in New York.

Americas Rounds in New York Wednesday 25 – Sunday 29 January 2017

Online Registration Opens: Mon 29 August 2016

Registration deadline: Wed 30 November 2016

Clarifications submitted by: Wed 7 December 2016

Memos submitted by: Tue 3 January 2017, 23:59 (EST, UTC – 05:00)

If you have any questions regarding the Rounds, please contact the Americas Competition Coordinator at americasmoot@csls.ox.ac.uk.

Eligibility

Please note that teams from the countries/regions listed below must apply to the Americas Regional Rounds  in order to qualify for the International Rounds in Oxford. Teams should check which Regional Round applies to them, if there is no applicable Regional Round they may apply directly to the International Rounds.

Americas Regional Rounds:

Latin America, the United States, the Caribbean and Canada.