Saturday, February 21, 2015
Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Russian National Rounds in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
- First place was St. Petersburg State University
- Second Place was the Russian Foreign Trade Academy
- Third Place was Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), and
- Fourth Place was the Urals State Law Academy.
2015 is the 56th year of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, the world's largest moot court competition. Participants compete from over 550 law schools in more than 80 countries. The Competition simulates a fictional dispute between countries before the International Court of Justice, the judicial organ of the United Nations. One team is allowed to participate from every eligible school. Teams prepare oral and written pleadings arguing both the applicant and respondent positions of the case.
For more information about the Jessup Competition, visit the website of the International Law Students Association.