moot court
noun Date: 1788 a mock court in which law students argue hypothetical cases for practice

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  • moot court — n: a mock court in which law students argue hypothetical cases for practice Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. moot court n …   Law dictionary

  • Moot court — Moot Moot, n. [AS. m[=o]t, gem[=o]t, a meeting; usually in comp.] [Written also {mote}.] 1. A meeting for discussion and deliberation; esp., a meeting of the people of a village or district, in Anglo Saxon times, for the discussion and settlement …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • moot court — n AmE a court in which law students practise holding ↑trials …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • moot court — moot ,court noun count or uncount AMERICAN a court in which law students hold imaginary trials as part of their training …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • moot court — moot′ court′ n. law a mock court for the conduct of hypothetical legal cases, as for students of law • Etymology: 1780–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • moot court — n. a mock court in which hypothetical cases are argued, usually as an academic exercise for law students …   English World dictionary

  • Moot court — A law school s courtroom A moot court is an extracurricular activity at many law schools in which participants take part in simulated court proceedings, usually to include drafting briefs (or memorials) and participating in oral argument. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Moot Court — Die Bezeichnung Moot Court kommt ursprünglich aus dem Englischen und bedeutet so viel wie „fiktives Gericht“. Es handelt sich um einen Wettbewerb im Rahmen der juristischen Ausbildung, bei dem Studenten der Rechtswissenschaften ein fiktiver oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • moot court — noun a mock court where law students argue hypothetical cases • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑court, ↑tribunal, ↑judicature * * * noun : a mock court in which students of law argue hypothetical cases for practice …   Useful english dictionary

  • moot court — a mock court for the conduct of hypothetical legal cases, as for students of law. [1780 90] * * * …   Universalium

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