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During the Americas Regional Rounds for the 2018 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, Sandra Coliver from the Open Society Justice Initiative, Stefaan Verhulst from NYU Governance Lab and the discussion was moderated by Monroe Price

Final Results

The sixth annual Americas Regional Rounds, hosted in partnership with the Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School (University of Pennsylvania), took place from 1 to 4 of February, 2018 at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York.

Here are the final results:

Winner of Americas Rounds 2017-18 is Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, USA

Runner Up of Americas Rounds 2017-18 is Tulane University Law School, USA

Best Speaker in Finals for Americas Rounds 2017-18 goes to Nathaniel Levy,Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, USA

Best Memorial for Americas Rounds 2017-18 goes to Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, USA

Best Memorial Runner Up for Americas Rounds 2017-18 goes to University of São Paulo Faculty of Law, Brazil

Best Speaker for Americas Rounds 2017-18 goes to Nirvana Misir, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Canada

Best Speaker Runner Up for Americas Rounds 2017-18 goes to Emma Ellis, Brooklyn Law School, USA

The teams qualifying to the International rounds in Oxford are:

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, USA
  • Brooklyn Law School, USA
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Canada
  • Tulane University Law School, USA
  • University of the West Indies, Mona Faculty of Law, Jamaica
  • University of São Paulo Faculty of Law, Brazil
Timeline

The sixth 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 1 to 4 of February, 2018 at Cardozo School of Law in New York.

Americas Rounds in New York Thursday 1 – Sunday 4 February 2018

Online Registration Opens: Mon 11 September 2017

Registration deadline: Fri 1 December 2017

Clarifications submitted by*: Thu 7 December 2017 (the deadline has been moved from 14 December in order to ensure responses in time before the Christmas holidays)

Memos submitted by: Thu 4 January 2018, 23:59 (EST, UTC – 05:00)

If you have any questions regarding the Rounds, please contact the Americas Competition Coordinator at pricemootcourt.americas@gmail.com 

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.