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Eligibility Rules

Second and Third Year Students may try out for an oralist position on moot teams for which they have the prerequisites. For the majority of moots the number of credits earned is three and you can choose to receive all three credits in either term or split them evenly between terms. The ELSA, Jessup, and Vis moots are 6 credit moots.  Letter grade for all positions.

Moot supervisors will accept expressions of interest from students for researcher or student coach through an application process 

Note the following participation restrictions:

(A) A student may enroll as an oralist a second time for a different team but not during the same academic year.

(B) A student may enroll as a student coach for a team on which they participated as an oralist the previous year.

(C) A student cannot serve as an oralist and a researcher/student coach during the same academic year.

(C) There is a limit of 1 researcher and/or 1 student coach per team per academic year. The exceptions are the ELSA, Jessup and Vis Moots which may have a different student coach/researcher in different terms with each earning 3 credits in the term in which they serve.

(D) You must be earning a JD or Combined JD from Queen's University in order to be eligible to participate in the program therefore exchange students are not eligible.

Adhere to the Add/Drop dates for the term in which you are adding and dropping courses. You can only add your moot course via submission of the Competitive Moot Form which can be obtained from the JD Form area of the Portal. Speak with Margaret.Gordon@Queensu.ca in the Student Services Office if you have questions about add/drop.