South Texas President and Dean Donald Guter congratulates the winners of the college's 103rd national advocacy title. (From left) Coach Courtney Carlson, Jason Muriby, Coach Rob Galloway, Associate Dean T. Gerald Treece, Jennifer Schuch, Dean Guter, Jared Byrd, and Coach Jessica Sykora.
February 15, 2010—Students from South Texas College of Law captured first place at the Judge William B. Spong National Moot Court Competition in Constitutional Law. The South Texas team of second-year students Jared Byrd, Jason Muriby, and Jennifer Schuch bested students from Richmond University in the final round at the William & Mary College of Law in Virginia. The student teams presented and argued a fictional case surrounding drug testing search and seizure issues in professional sports to panels of attorneys and judges. The team was coached by Associate Dean T. Gerald Treece, Rob Galloway '91, Courtney Carlson '08, and Jessica Sykora '08. This is the 103rd national advocacy title earned by students from South Texas College of Law—the nation's best record of wins by any law school.