Saturday, March 21, 2009
White & Case LLP has published an online guide for participants in the 2009 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. The White & Case Jessup Guide is available to help students around the world prepare for and participate in the competition. The website also includes FAQs, competition schedules and results and other key Jessup information. The White & Case Jessup Guide, a downloadable student-focused “how-to” handbook available at no cost to all Jessup participants. It contains recommendations on working with the Jessup Compromis, researching international law, writing Jessup memorials, preparing for Jessup oral pleadings, and leveraging Jessup skills in students’ legal careers.
For more information and updates on the Jessup Competition, please click here.
The 50th Anniversary of the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition is being celebrated on March 27, 2009 in Washington D.C. The featured speakers are two former presidents of the International Court of Justice: Dame Rosalyn Higgins of the United Kingdom and Judge Stephen M. Schwebel of the United States. Click here for more information about the anniversary dinner and celebration.
The Jessup competition is administered by the International Law Students Association.
Prof. Mark E. Wojcik, Board Member, International Law Students Association