May 4, 2009


LaMay Wins Best Oralist at MSU Law Rwa Oral Argument Competition

East Lansing, MI — Michigan State University College of Law congratulates first-year MSU Law student Jennifer LaMay for her outstanding Oral Argument presentation, which earned her Best Oral Advocate among her peers.

Every first-year law student is required to prepare and present an oral argument as part of their Research Writing & Advocacy (RWA) requirement. RWA culminates in the Oral Advocacy Competition where the best oral advocates compete before a panel of judges invited to the event.

This year, first-years Jennifer LaMay, Erin Lane, Elena Rozwadowski, and Jordan Corning presented the final round of oral arguments in front of Michigan Supreme Court Justices Maura Corrigan and Diane Hathaway, and MSU Law Dean Joan Howarth, all of whom were impressed with the oralists' preparation and performance.

MSU College of Law was in founded in 1891 as the Detroit College of Law and was devoted exclusively to professional education in law. The Law College is one of only a few private law schools to be affiliated with a research university, enabling it to provide a comprehensive interdisciplinary legal education program. Classes offered in its state-of-the-art facilities provide students the benefits of a Big Ten campus while maintaining a small school culture. For more information about the Law College, visit


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East Lansing, MI 48824