It’s a bummer. I mean, we have put a ton of time into it. We spent most of our winter break writing the briefs for the tournament. We had already begun practicing, researching more, we already knew which teams we were ready to face… we were ready to go so it was a real bummer that we didn’t get to take our trip to Rome and didn’t get to compete in the tournament.
— Jim Scales, a second-year law student at the University of Notre Dame Law School, expressing his disappointment that the International Moot Court Competition on Religious Freedom that was supposed to be held in Rome, Italy, this week was canceled due to the outbreak of coronavirus.
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