Moots Not for Credit

Environmental Law Group Negotiation Competition

The TRU Environmental and Natural Resources Law Club (ELC) participates in the annual UBC Environmental Law Group Negotiation Competition. This is a tripartite negotiation on an environmental or natural resources issue. Participants receive feedback from a diverse group of practicing lawyers and professors.

Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada

The Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada (HACC) is a not for credit moot where law students apply and refine their legal skills in a simulated National Hockey League (NHL) salary arbitration. The HACC is run by current and former University of Toronto Law students.

TRU Law Oral Advocacy Club

The TRU Law Oral Advocacy Club facilitates a collegial environment where students can practice their oral advocacy and litigation skills in a trial-like setting by participating in weekly moot exercises. Each moot team is comprised of two counsel, pairing an upper-year student with a 1L student. Professors from the Faculty of Law act as judges. Counsel argue actual cases based off already-drafted factums, ensuring a focus on oral advocacy, and allowing 1L participation. Subject areas include: criminal, family, commercial, immigration, torts, and intellectual property law.

Sports Negotiation

TRU Law has competed at the annual National Sports Law Negotiation Competition (NSLNC). The NSLNC is an oral negotiation competition in a sports context that takes place in September and is hosted and organized by the Center for Sports Law & Policy at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California. Teams negotiate in areas that are current issues in the sports industry. The negotiations focus on multiple areas of sports and include topics such as: trading of players, salary negotiations, endorsement contracts, and intellectual property rights.