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About the Casebook

The NYU Law Moot Court Casebook, published annually, is the most widely recognized and utilized set of moot court problems in the nation. More than 100 law schools currently subscribe, in addition to legal organizations and law firms across the country.

Each problem is comprised of two parts: a detailed record that contains all documents relevant to the hypothetical case, and a bench memo that surveys all relevant case law and includes analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of each sides’ case. Problems are written by current NYU Law students with faculty supervision as well as by students and faculty from across the country.

We have made our National Immigration Law Competition 2016 Problem available as a sample of a Record and a Bench Memo typical of the Casebook.

Our Casebook problems are ideal for use in moot court competitions and classroom exercises, or as a valuable resource for research on current circuit-splits. Each Volume contributes approximately 10-20 problems to our database of over 100 problems on a wide variety of legal topics.

Subscribing to the Casebook

The Casebook is published each year in December in print and online. Volume 47 of the Casebook is now live.

You can order the print edition and sign up for the Casebook Online right now using check or credit card.

Please note only institutions, including law schools, firms, bar associations, and libraries, may subscribe to the Casebook.

The print edition of the Casebook is a handsome bound volume containing all of the problems (very useful as a reference text). The online edition includes editable versions of the present volume’s problems as well as the Casebook Archive, a repository of all of the problems since 2007 not preempted by the courts. The print edition includes access to the online edition.

The eCasebook Archive is also available to all subscribers to Volume 47.