Florida-Georgia Rivalry Continues in Annual Moot Court Competition Friday, Oct. 26

Published: October 22nd, 2007

Category: News

Moot CourtOn Friday, Oct. 26, the day before the University of Florida and the University of Georgia renew their annual rivalry on the football field, law students from their respective law schools will battle it out in the annual Florida-Georgia Hulsey-Kimbrell Moot Court Competition in the Court of Appeals at the Federal Courthouse in Jacksonville. The UF Moot Court Team will be going for its fourth straight victory in the competition with UGA School of Law, which begins at 10:30 a.m. The Florida team of Dana Israel and Josh Spoont, coached by Elizabeth Faist, will represent the petitioner in the case. The respondent will be represented by Georgia’s Tully Blalock and Rebecca Thornhill. The two teams will argue before a panel of judges including the Honorable Anthony A. Alaimo, U.S. District Judge, Southern District of Georgia; the Honorable B. Avant Edenfield, U.S. District Judge, Southern District of Georgia; the Honorable Timothy J. Corrigan, U.S. District Judge, Middle District of Florida; the Honorable Gerald Bard Tjoflat (presiding), U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit; and the Honorable John H. Moore, II, Senior U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Florida.