Conferences and Symposia

  • Fourth Annual Judicial Clerkship Opinion Writing Conference
    (February 22 – 24, 2024 • Click here to learn more.)

    The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law welcomes applications to its Fourth Annual Judicial Clerkship Opinion Writing Conference, to be held February 22 – 24, 2024. The conference is open to individuals who have accepted a 2024-2025 federal clerkship (district court or court of appeals) or a 2024-2025 state appellate court clerkship. The conference will take place in person on our campus in Washington, D.C.

    Over the course of the conference, conferees will receive opinion writing instruction from some of our nation's most distinguished members of the judiciary. They will also be guided through writing an appellate court opinion and will receive individual review and commentary on their work by our faculty. Finally, each attendee will be eligible for the CSL Prize in Judicial Clerkship Opinion Writing.

  • Center for Law & the Human Person presents its Second Annual Spring Symposium "Freedom & Truth" 
    April 4, 2024 ~ All day 

  • Responding to Changing Realities at the U.S. Border and Beyond — Catholic Approaches to Migration
    April 10 & 11, 2024


Moot Court Competitions held at Catholic Law in Washington, DC

  • National Telecommunications and Technology Competition
    (February 9-10, 2024) Click here to learn more.

  • Ellen A. (Nell) Hennessy Employee Benefits Moot Court Competition
    (March 1-2, 2024) Click here to learn more.

  • Seigenthaler-Sutherland Cup National First Amendment Moot Court Competition
    (March 22-23, 2024) Click here to Learn more.