Environmental Moot Court Team excels in nationals

Published: March 10th, 2014

Category: Feature

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UF Law students Zachary Rogers (3L), Elizabeth Turner (2L) and Melissa Fedenko (2L) excelled in the Pace Law National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition Feb. 20-22.

The UF Environmental Moot Court Team was named a quarterfinalist at the Pace Law National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, which took place Feb. 20-22.

Elizabeth Turner (2L), Melissa Fedenko (2L) and Zachary Rogers (3L) competed against teams from more than 75 other schools, and were judged on oral argument performance and brief writing skills.

This year’s competition focused on issues in the Clean Water Act relating to citizen suits, navigability of waterways and point source definitions.

Rogers also received an award for Best Oralist Honorable Mention, among more than 200 participants. His recognition is the first in a decade since a UF student has received this award.

For more information, visit http://law.pace.edu/national-environmental-law-moot-court-competition.