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Sixteenth Annual Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition

The Emory Moot Court Society is excited to announce the Sixteenth Annual Civil Rights and Liberties Competition (CRAL) at Emory University School of Law. CRAL embodies our Society’s commitment to academic excellence and social justice. We hope this competition continues to inspire each participant to reflect upon the role civil rights and civil liberties serve in our society as well as how we can use our positions as advocates to further champion civil rights and liberties. 

This year’s competition will be taking place on October 7-9, 2022. The competition will be in person.

Registration is now closed. 


The competition problem is now available and can be accessed here. Please be sure to read the instructions at the beginning of the document. 

Submission Information

Briefs must be submitted both as an electronic PDF copy and as a Word document. The electronic copy and Word document of the entire brief as well as the certification form must be sent together via email to

These items must arrive by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 19, 2022. The email’s subject line must include the team letter of the team submitting the brief. The email’s subject line must read as follows: “Team [Team Letter] CRAL 2022 Brief Submission.” Once briefs are submitted, they are final; no revisions to briefs will be permitted.


The rules for this year’s CRAL competition can be accessed here. Please review them carefully, and be sure to send any rule clarifications to no later than September 11, 2022.


This year's competition briefs can be accessed here. These briefs should only be read and analyzed in the context of preparation for CRAL. Happy reading!


Please find the competition schedule here.

Please reach out to the CRAL team at if you have any questions or concerns.

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