Updated at 6:59 a.m., Monday, March 5, 2007
2 UH law school students win national competition
Advertiser StaffTwo second-year law students at the Unversity of Hawai'i earned a national title in Native American Law Moot Court Competition last month.
Scott Hovey Jr. and Anosh Yaqoob won NALSA's Best Advocate award. Yaqoob also earned second place for best oralist. The competition was held in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.
They defeated 51 teams from law schools that included UCLA, Columbia, Arizona, Arizona State, New Mexico and Harvard. Thirty-two teams competed in the oral competition.
Greg Schlais and Moani Crowell, also representing The William S. Richardson School of Law, advanced to the quarterfinals before losing.
A news release from the University of Hawai'i also listed other accolades earned by its law school students: