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Case Concerning "Operation Provide Shelter"

Fairmont Washington Hotel, Washington, D.C.

March 22-28, 2009

Jessup World Cup Champion: Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)

Runner-Up: University College London (United Kingdom)

Final Round Judges:
Bruno Simma - Judge, International Court of Justice
Ruth Wedgwood - Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Jose Alvarez - Professor, Columbia Law School

Problem Authors:
Lead Author: Steven Schneebaum
Senior Authors: Jose Alvarez, David Baron, Elizabeth Burleson, Aaron Fellmeth, Diane Orentlicher, David Scheffer, Quang Trinh, Sophie Wernert
Junior Authors: Amity Boye, Courtney Brewer, Jeffrey Brooks, Maria Issaeva, Luke McLaurin, Antonio Riva Palacio Lavin, Gabriel Sanchez, Ashley Walker, Rumiana Yotova, Liang Wei Wong

Executive Director: Amity R. Boye


Stephen M. Schwebel Best Oralist Award (Championship Round): Sebastian Machado, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)

Best Oralist (Preliminary Rounds): Suyash Paliwal, Columbia University (USA)

Richard R. Baxter Award for Best Applicant Memorial: TBD

Richard R. Baxter Award for Best Respondent Memorial: TBD

Alona E. Evans Award for Best Memorial at the Shearman & Sterling International Rounds: Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)

Hardy C. Dillard for Best Memorial from the National Rounds: TBD

International Law Institute Award : Sebastian Machado, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)


Spirit of the Jessup Award: Suleymaniya State University (Iraq)

Steven M. Schneebaum Outstanding National Administrator Award: Maria Isaeeva (Russia)

Pam Young Award: Shearman & Sterling, Mary Hampton, Randy Noak, Ennio Rizzi


Click here for a list of participating teams at the Shearman & Sterling International Rounds.

Click here for a list of participating teams worldwide.


View Photos from the 2009 Shearman & Sterling Jessup International Rounds.

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