Our congratulations go out to the Pace 2016 International Environmental Moot Court Competition team that competed in Stetson’s Twentieth Annual International Environmental Moot Court Competition this past weekend, April 14-16, in Gulfport, Florida.
The Pace team advanced to the International rounds in Florida after placing as a top 2 finalist in the North American Regional Round, February 19-21 in Washington D.C.
The competition is hosted annually by Stetson University College of Law. This year’s competition problem involved a dispute submitted before the International Court of Justice, concerning the illegal trafficking of cultural property.
Conor Strong (2L), James Patrick Logan (2L) and Leigh Wellington (2L) proudly represented Pace Law School at the competition. The team was under the direction of Cassandra Castellano (3L).
During Thursday’s first preliminary round, Pace competed against the Law Society of Ireland. During Friday’s second preliminary round, Pace competed against West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata. Then in Friday’s third preliminary round, Pace competed against the National University of Singapore. Pace prevailed in the fourth preliminary round against Pontificia Universidad Javeriana of Colombia.
The team was honored to represent North America among the 17 other teams from around the globe in attendance at the International Rounds.
Congratulations Conor, Patrick and Leigh on their outstanding performance, and their dedication for the past eight months.