Inaugural Rusty Dalferes Memorial Fund Recipients Announced

Longtime Jessup Judges Room Coordinator, Rusty Dalferes, loved that the Jessup brings together people from diverse cultures and backgrounds. With his passing, the Rusty Dalferes Memorial Fund was set up to carry on his legacy by helping defray travel costs for dedicated, skilled Jessup judges. We are pleased to announce the first five recipients of the Rusty Dalferes Memorial Fund. Learn more here.

Call For Jessup 2024 Problem Proposals

The International Law Students Association (ILSA), the organization responsible for administering the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, invites all interested persons to submit proposals for issues to be addressed in the Jessup 2024 Problem (a.k.a. the Jessup Compromis). Proposals must be submitted to ILSA’s Executive Director, Michael Peil, at [email protected], by 1 March 2023. Continue reading “Call For Jessup 2024 Problem Proposals”

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2023 Student Deak Award

ILSA is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Student Deak Award. The Student Deak Award is given annually to the best international law student article in a student-edited law journal. The award honors Francis Deak, a WWII veteran who wrote extensively on international law. The award is the student corollary to the Deak Prize separately awarded by the American Journal of International Law to a younger author for meritorious scholarship in the prior year’s volume of the Journal. Continue reading “Now Accepting Nominations for the 2023 Student Deak Award”

Guide to Memorial Penalties Video

Memorial penalties can be confusing and, every year, Jessup teams lose easy points on their memorials to them. To ensure this does not happen to you, ILSA has put together a short video to walk you through everything you need to know about memorial penalties and how to avoid them. Click here to watch.

ASIL International Refugee Law Interest Group (IRLIG) announces 9th annual International Refugee Law Student Writing Competition

The American Society of International Law’s International Refugee Law Interest Group (IRLIG) is pleased to announce the ninth annual International Refugee Law Student Writing Competition Continue reading “ASIL International Refugee Law Interest Group (IRLIG) announces 9th annual International Refugee Law Student Writing Competition”