moot courtmoot court
a mock court in which hypothetical cases are argued, usually as an academic exercise for students
A mock court where hypothetical cases are tried for the training of law students.
(plural moot courts)
- (law) In law school, an activity wherein students compete by making arguments with respect to a hypothetical case, or a case that has already been decided by an actual court.
- (law) A law school organization which organizes such competitions and prepares competitors.
moot court - Legal Definition
A law-school competition in which students argue imaginary cases before professors sitting as judges.