Chief Justice First-Year Oral Argument Competition

Several important announcements concerning this year’s Chief Justice First-Year Oral Argument Competition:

  • The video is now available from the informational meeting on Friday, September 11. To access the video you must add the “Stetson’s Chief Justice First-Year Oral Argument Competition” TWEN page to the list of your courses.  To add the page, please complete the following steps:
    • Sign on to WestlawNext.
    • Select “TWEN” from the tool bar at the top of the page.
    • Click on “Add a Course” from the row of orange-colored buttons next to the title, “My Courses.”
    • Scroll down the list of Stetson University Courses until you find the course entitled, “Stetson’s Chief Justice First-Year Oral Argument Competition,” and click the blue “+ Add” button. No password is needed.
    • You can now access the information on the TWEN page.
  • Competition registration will run from 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 16, until 6:00 p.m. on Friday, September 18. The registration process is explained in part 1, on page 2, of the “local rules.”  Please read and follow the local rules.
  • Once again this year, Kaplan Bar Review is proud to sponsor Stetson’s Chief Justice First-Year Oral Argument Competition. The top finalists in the competition will receive tuition certificates towards their Kaplan Bar Review Course.  The awards are as follows:  first place–$750; second place–$500; and third and fourth place–$250 each.  Only Kaplan offers you Unlimited Essay Grading with Kaplan Certified Attorney Graders; MBE QBank; and a Pass Rate Guarantee.* (*Pass the Bar guaranteed or your money back.  Must be a first-time taker from an ABA-approved law school and be enrolled in a Kaplan Bar Review Complete Course to qualify.  Other restrictions apply.)

    Kaplan Bar Review ( provides full-service bar review programs in 51 jurisdictions (all 50 states and Washington, D.C.).  Additionally, Kaplan Bar Review offers supplemental preparation for the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE).

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