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Washington, Lewis and Clark Share TYLA Regional Title

September 14, 2006

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Teams from the University of Washington and Lewis and Clark Law School were the co-champions of the National Trial Competition Region 12 event co-hosted by the law school and UC Davis on February 10-12 in Sacramento.

The mock trial tournament is sponsored by the Texas Young Lawyers Association and the American College of Trial Lawyers. A McGeorge team, consisting of third-year Day students Meghan Gavin, Dawn Houston and Venus Johnson, advanced to the semifinals before dropping a split decision to Washington. Tom Patrick 3D coordinated the regional along with Professors Jay Leach and Joe Taylor. Other law schools entered in the 10-school, 20-team tournament included Golden Gate, Santa Clara, Willamette, UC Berkeley, Gonzaga, Hastings and USF.