Thursday, January 12, 2017

A Word Count Chart for Jessup Memorials Due Tomorrow

Many teams competing in the 2017 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition will be filing their memorials tomorrow. Here is a useful word count chart to be sure that your team isn't penalized for having too many words in a particular section of the memorial.

 

Word Count for Applicant

Word Count for Respondent

The Statement of Facts section, including the section title, any section headings or sub-headings, conclusion, associated footnotes, and any other language a team might elect to include, must be no longer than 1,200 words.

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The Summary of Pleadings section, including the section title, any section headings or sub-headings, conclusion, associated footnotes, and other language a team might elect to include, must be no longer than 700 words.

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The total length of the Pleadings section, including the section title, any section headings, section sub-headings, the required Conclusion/ Prayer for Relief, associated footnotes, signature block, and other language a team might elect to include, must be no longer than 9,500 words.

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(mew)

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