Native American Law Students Association Moot Court Competition

The Native American Law Students Association hosts an annual moot court competition. The location of the competition varies from year to year.

Coach / Faculty Contact

Professor Robert A. Williams, Jr.
(520) 621-5622


National NALSA establishes the basic eligibility requirements. Because those vary from year to year, students should consult the official rules on the National NALSA website. In addition to those requirements, students who are on academic probation are not eligible to compete.

Recommended Courses

Federal Indian Law

Team Selection

Selection in early fall semester of the academic year in which the competition takes place.


See competition website for dates for this academic year. Traditionally, the problem is released in the middle of the fall semester, the brief is due in January, and oral argument rounds take place in February.

Academic Credit

One to two units depending on level of participation


To be determined based on demands of competition


The College of Law's Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program covers reasonable travel expenses for one two-student team. Additional teams may participate, but those teams must find their own funding. Some possible sources of funding include grants from the Graduate and Professional Student Council, the Associated Students of The University of Arizona, and the Student Bar Association.