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1996 Jessup Competition

Case Concerning the Military Personnel Database

ANA Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Jessup World Cup Champion: University of Sydney (Australia)

Runner-Up: National University of Singapore (Singapore)

Final Round Judges:
Charles N. Brower, President, American Society of International Law
Prof. Catherine Kessedjian, Paris (France)
Hon. Stephen M. Schwebel, Vice President, International Court of Justice

Problem Conceived By: Steven M. Schneebaum

Problem Authors: The 1996 Jessup Problem was a cooperative effort among ILSA, the American Society of International Law, and the Friends of the Jessup. Primary Authors/Reviewers were: Carlos Vasques, David Wippman, Harry Almond, Angeline Chen, David Sabin Anderson, Charlene Cabral, Jennifer Krieger and Paul Zarrins

Executive Director: David Sabin Anderson

Executive Assistant: Carol T. Monroe


Best Oralist (Championship Round): Lynn Lee, National University of Singapore

Best Oralist (Preliminary Rounds): Ben Kreme, University of Sydney

Best Applicant Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): National University of Singapore

Best Respondent Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): University of Vienna (Austria)

Best Memorial (Intl Rounds, Evans Award): University of Malaya (Malaysia)

Best Memorial (World Regional Rounds, Dillard Award): University of Malaya (Malaysia)


Number of Teams Worldwide: 300

Number of Teams at International Rounds: 54

Number of Countries: 43

Number of Countries at International Rounds: 43