Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The International Rounds of the 2017 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition are taking place this week in Washington D.C. Click here for the Jessup Program and Schedule.
With more than 640 schools competing from 95 jurisdictions, the Jessup Competition is the world's largest and most prestigious moot court competition. The competition is organized by the International Law Students Association.
The competition is named for Dr. Philip C. Jessup, who served as the American Ambassador to the United Nations from 1948 to 1953. He was President of the American Society of International Law from 1954 to 1955. And he was a judge on the International Court of Justice from 1961 to 1970.
The final rounds, which are open to the public and are likely also to be webcast, will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. in Washington, D.C.