The Harvard Moot Court Board is dedicated to promoting and supporting Harvard Law School’s various international and national moot court teams.The Board encourages students to participate in moot court competitions, coordinates efforts between various teams, finances Harvard contingents, and stores experiential information for the benefit of future generations of mooters.
Traditionally, Harvard fielded a Jessup International Court of Justice moot team and a Vis International Commercial Arbitration moot team every year. In 2012, The Moot Court Board expanded the moot court offerings, and included a WTO Dispute Settlement team, a Tulane Mardi Gras Sports Law Moot Court team, and a National Environmental Law Moot Court team.
In addition, The Moot Court Board coordinates events related to international moots on campus, including bringing international law experts and practitioners to Harvard to speak about their careers and expertise. By providing a wide assortment of experiences in litigation, arbitration, and negotiation, Harvard MCB helps students reach out to the leading practitioners in these fields and begin honing the skills necessary to become future international lawyers.