Compromis: Case Concerning A Murder Committed by an American Citizen against a British Citizen on the Moon

Topics: Criminal Jurisdiction in Terra Nullius, Legal Title to Terra Nullius, Extradition, Diplomatic Protection, Duty to Prosecute, Termination of a Treaty

Location: The Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Jessup World Cup Champion
Columbia University (USA)
Team Members: Martin S. Kaufmann, Bennett G. Picker, Joseph J. Murrie, Joseph McLaughlin

Runner Up
University of Virginia (USA)
Team Members: Joseph Fleming, Rennard Strickland

Final Round Judges
Abram Chayes – Former Legal Advisor, United States State Department
Maxwell Cohen – Dean, McGill Law School
I.M. Sinclair – Legal Advisor, Mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations

Problem Author
Howard Taubenfeld – Southern Methodist University School of Law

Jessup Administrator: Thomas Cady – University of Texas

Best Oralist: Rennard Strickland, University of Virginia (USA)

Best Memorial: Columbia University (USA)

Number of Teams Worldwide: 16

Number of Teams at the International Rounds: 4

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Number of Countries at the International Rounds1