The Hispanic National Bar Association National Moot Court Competition is named for the late Uvaldo Herrera, Esquire, a Mexican American attorney who served many years as an HNBA leader with an unwavering dedication and service to law students and the law. Mr. Herrera’s dedication and commitment was directed towards ensuring the enduring success of the Competition as a tool for the development of oral, written, and scholarly skills of Hispanic law students.
The Hispanic National Bar Association's Uvaldo Herrera Moot Court Competition is open to members of HNBA who are of Hispanic descent. This competition focuses on problems of concern to the American Hispanic community. Recent topics include racial profiling and whether police may conduct traffic stops based partly on ethnicity and appearance.