Sunday, July 5, 2009
United Kingdom, Australia are Big Winners in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Written Memorial Competition
The International Law Students Association (ILSA), the group that organizes the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, announced the winners of the Hardy C. Dillard and Richard R. Baxter memorial contests.
The winner of the Dillard award for best memorials from the National and Regional Rounds is King’s College London (United Kingdom).
The winner of the Baxter award for Best Overall Applicant Memorial is King’s College London (United Kingdom).
The winner of the Baxter award for Best Overall Respondent Memorial is the University of Sydney (Australia).
To read the winning Baxter memorials, and to view a complete list of finalists in both competitions, click here.
ILSA also posted on its website a short clip of the oral arguments in the Jessup final round. The full DVD (and DVDs of competitions from earlier years) can be ordered from the ILSA website. (Any law school teams planning to compete in next year's Jessup should order a copy of these DVDs).