Washington and Lee University Black Law Students Win Mock Trial Competition

blsachamps-A team of students from the Washington and Lee University School of Law in Lexington, Virginia, won the 2015 National Black Law Students Association Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition. The team from Washington and Lee competed against 18 teams in the finals competition held in Portland, Oregon. The teams competed in six round-robin competitions followed by single-elimination play-off round. The Washington and Lee students were the only undefeated team in the three-day competition.

Members of the winning team were Ryan Redd, Emelia Hall-Tuisawau, Imani Hutty, and Cristina Sacco. The team was coached by Professor Beth Belmont, alumnus Andy Budzinski, and student coach Babtunde Cadmus.

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