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PHC beats Oxford

Vol. 58, Prg. 6–10
February 14–18, 2005

The United States and Great Britain share many elements of English common law in their legal traditions. So what happens when college students from both countries go head to head in a moot court competition? This week, Mike Smith and Michael Farris talk with members of the Patrick Henry College moot court team about their December competition with Oxford University.

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Interview with Michael Farris—Part 1
Interview with Michael Farris—Part 2
Interview with Kyle Pousson
Interview with Rayel Papke
Interview with Matthew du Mee

Guest: Wednesday

 Kyle Pousson

A former homeschool debater, Kyle Pousson is now a senior at Patrick Henry College. He has competed in collegiate moot court for the past four years and currently serves as team captain under the direction and tutelage of Dr. Michael P. Farris. Kyle, who is pursuing a law career, intends to continue competing in moot court when he attends law school next year.

Guest: Thursday

 Rayel Papke

Homeschooled from the 6th grade, Rayel Papke is a senior in Government-Public Policy at Patrick Henry College. She has been a member of the moot court team for three years. Rayel is engaged to be married after her graduation this spring, after which she plans to attend law school.

Guest: Friday

 Matthew Du Mée

Matthew du Mée is a senior at Patrick Henry College, where he is majoring in Government-Public Policy. He will be receiving his bachelor's degree in May, but shortly thereafter his bachelor days will be over, when he marries in June. Currently, he coaches debate and is a head resident assistant at PHC. Matthew's future plans include law school and a possible career as a public servant.

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