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The International Law Students Association is the home of the world’s largest moot court competition, the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, with participants from 700 law schools in 100 countries and jurisdictions.

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The Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition is the world's largest moot court competition, with participants from 700 law schools in 100 countries and jurisdictions. The 2018-2019 season marks the 60th year of the Jessup. The Competition is a simulation of a fictional dispute between countries before the International Court of Justice, the judicial organ of the United Nations. Click the category below that best describes you to find out more information.

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$60 for Sixty


We’re celebrating the 60th year of the Jessup Competition! Help us make this Jessup season spectacular by contributing to our $60 for Sixty Campaign.

In honor of sixty years of the Jessup, we are asking for donations of $60 or a multiple thereof (e.g. $120, $240, etc.). Your donation to the $60 for Sixty Campaign will help foster the expansion of the Jessup in new regions and law schools.

Thank you! We appreciate your generosity!

We’re celebrating the 60th year of the Jessup Competition! Help us make this Jessup season spectacular by contributing to our $60 for Sixty Campaign.

As a member of the Jessup extended “family,” your life in international law may well have begun at the Jessup. For most Jessup alums, the competition opened the door into a community of people who share a belief that international law is worth fighting for. Now that the giving season is upon us, here’s your chance to ensure support for the next generation of Jessup Competitors.

In honor of sixty years of the Jessup, we are asking for donations of $60 or a multiple thereof (e.g. $120, $240, etc.). Your donation to the $60 for Sixty Campaign will help foster the expansion of the Jessup in new regions and law schools. Donors will be acknowledged on ILSA’s website.

ILSA is a Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. All contributions received support ILSA’s mission. No goods or services will be exchanged for your gift, and it is tax deductible as allowed by U.S. law.
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3,000 Law Students

Top students from the best universities in the world compete at the Jessup each year

700 Law Schools

Universities understand the value of the Jessup and encourage their students to compete

100 Countries & Territories

The Jessup is the world’s largest moot court competition and continues to grow

1,500 Legal Professionals

Legal professionals including law firm partners, government officials, professors, and judges volunteer at the Jessup

WANT TO BE A PART OF JESSUP HISTORY?

Once reserved only for authors and editors, the naming of a Jessup Compromis character is an honor and privilege enjoyed by few. To raise money in support of the Jessup Competition, ILSA is giving one lucky person the opportunity to name a character, event or place in the 2020 Jessup Compromis. Donate today for a chance to have your name forevermore associated with the 2020 Jessup! Just imagine 3,000 Jessup competitors from 100 countries, saying your name or the name of the character *you* named. You’ll be Jessup famous!

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