Black Law Students Association Teams Advance to Nationals

Congratulations to the Mizzou Law BLSA mock trial teams that competed in the Midwest Regional Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition. Both teams made it to the semifinals, which were tried in the St. Louis Civil Courts Building. Pictured (from left to right): 2L Curtis Wilson, 2L Julius King, 2L Khristopher Johnson-DeLoatch, 3L John Moore, 3L Habib Hassan, 2L Larissa Tiller, 3L Travis Pringle, and 3L Andrew Clarke. The team of Johnson-DeLoatch, Clark, King and Tiller placed third and moves on to the national competition in March in Brooklyn, N.Y. We are proud of your dedication and hard work.

Also, congratulations are in order for both of BLSA’s Moot Court Teams who placed in the Regional Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition: Second-year students Ashlyn Calhoun and Brittain McClurg placed third; 2L Cindy Wyatt Bassett and 3L Eric McDonnell placed fourth! Ashlyn and Brittain advance to the National Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition in March in Brooklyn, N.Y.