Moot Court Council 2013-14

Students on the Moot Court Council represent KU in various national and international moot court competitions. They also supervise the Second-Year In-House Competition under the direction of Professor Pamela Keller. For questions about the council, e-mail Pam Keller.

Moot Court Council members Jill Moenius and Eddie Penner

Chief Justice
Pat Newsum

Associate Justices
Adrien Piercy
Jon Simpson

Matthew Agnew
Xavier Andrews
David Barclay
Cliff Brazil
Paul Cassat
David Green
Matthew Huntsman
Franklin Katschke
Justin Kohlbeck
Kate Marples
Whitney Novak
W. Clark Richardson
Anisha Thomas
Aubrey Wilson
Tom Witherspoon

Faculty Adviser
Pamela Keller

Competition Coaches
Raj Bhala (ELSA International Trade)
Elizabeth Cateforis (Criminal Procedure)
Phil DeLaTorre (Sports Law)
John Head (Stetson International Environmental Law)
Mike Kautsch (First Amendment, Information Technology & Privacy)
Pamela Keller (National Moot Court)
Richard Levy (First Amendment)
Stephen McAllister (ABA National Appellate Advocacy)
Joyce McCray Pearson (Thurgood A. Marshall)
Lumen Mulligan (ABA National Appellate Advocacy)
Uma Outka (Environmental Law)
Thomas Stacy (Criminal Law)
Stephen Ware (Bankruptcy Law)


Why KU
  • One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks used at U.S. law schools
  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 28 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,300+ alumni live in all 50 states and 18 foreign countries
  • Routinely ranked a “best value” law school
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 26th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 23rd nationally among public law schools. “When Lawyers Do the Grading,”
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • 70 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • 37th: for number of law graduates who are partners at nation’s largest law firms