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The Harlan Institute-Ashbrook Virtual Supreme Court
1. Research and write the brief

Study the lesson plan and prepare your Supreme Court brief.

2. Sign up for a Virtual Mentoring session

Schedule an appointment with the Harlan Institute’s virtual mentors to prepare your oral argument.

3. Prepare for the preliminary round

For the preliminary round, students submit their briefs, and coaches ask prepared questions.

4. Compete in the Virtual Rounds

Compete against teams across the country in the Virtual Supreme Court competition.

5. Championship Round in Washington, D.C.

The top teams will receive a free trip to Washington, D.C. to argue the championship round before federal judges.

Sign up for the competition