Job Opportunity: ILSA Programs Director
The International Law Students Association (ILSA) is currently conducting a search for a new Programs Director.
For more information please click here.
2015 Jessup Rules Released
The Official Rules for the 2015 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition have now been released. Along with the rules, ILSA has published a brief summary of major changes to the rules.
Both are available at the following link :http://bit.ly/XkpprF
2nd Annual IBA/ILSA Conference
For those interested in attending our 2nd Annual IBA/ILSA Conference in London, registration is still open!
Registered attendees will be able to attend a slate of thought provoking panels and listen to Dr. Geert van Castelr's keynote speech on the role of science in international law.
Participants in the Jessup are encouraged to attend the Jessup Compromis Discussion Panel, where a panel of experts will discuss the legal issues surrounding the 2015 Jessup Competition specifically within the context of the facts of the 2015 Compromis.
For further information, please visit the conference website: http://bit.ly/VlCvD5
ILSA is Looking for a Fall Intern
ILSA is currently looking for an intern to work in our new offices, located in Washington D.C., for the upcoming fall semester. Generally, legal education in the U.S. and elsewhere focuses upon domestic or local law. ILSA is dedicated to supplementing this traditional approach with opportunities for study, research and career networking which concentrates on international and transnational law. You will be working alongside legal professionals with the desire to improve the international community.
Interns will be based in ILSA’s Washington D.C. headquarters and will be expected to commit to working 15 hours per week for the fall quarter with the possibility of continuing through the entire year. Qualified applicants will be motivated, friendly, and detail oriented. Our interns typically help with day to day operations around the office, including filing, research, editing publications, and mailings. It is possible for students with or without prior work experience to succeed in this position. ILSA will work with your school to arrange academic credit for this position.
To apply for an internship with ILSA, please submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
2015 Schedule Released!
The 2015 Official Jessup Schedule is now available at the following link: http://bit.ly/Vd6KfE.
ILSA is Relocating to Washington, DC!
The ILSA Executive Office is pleased to announce that our office will be relocating back to Washington, DC, where ILSA was first created and incorporated. We would like to thank the DePaul University College of Law for hosting our office in Chicago for the last 11 years. Please be sure to check back as we update our website with more information about our new office in Washington in early August!
2014 Dillard and Baxter Results
The results of the 2014 Hardy C. Dillard and Richard R. Baxter Memorial Competitions have been determined. Please click here to see the list of winners and the winning Baxter Memorials.
2014 Final Round DVD Now on Sale! 25% off!
The 2014 Final Round DVD is now on sale on our Merchandise Page.
2015 Compromis Announcement
At the 2014 White & Case Jessup World Championship Round, ILSA announced that the 2015 Compromis will present questions of treaty interpretation and applicability in the face of changed circumstances; the propriety of counter-measures; and procedural and substantive issues raised by the secession of a province from one country and its annexation by another.
The 2015 White & Case International Rounds will be April 5-11, 2015.
See you there!
2014 White & Case International Rounds Results
Thank you to all 124 teams that competed in the 2014 White & Case International Rounds. Congratulations to our 2014 World Champions from the University of Queensland and the 2014 Runners-Up from Singapore Management University.
For full results including individual oralist rankings, team memorial rankings, and overall team rankings, please click here.
IBA Student Membership Announcement
The International Bar Association (IBA), ILSA’s Global Partner, is now offering student membership. Through its student membership programme the IBA uses the experience contained within the organisation, to help bridge the gap between academia and professional legal practice. For more information please click here.
Chairman of White & Case on Why Students Should Participate in the Jessup Competition
During an interview hosted by the International Bar Association On October 4, 2011, White & Case Chairman Hugh Verrier was asked what law students can do to ready themselves for a global career. See his answer below.
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