Compromis: Case Concerning an Aerial Hijacking Incident (Aegea & Barcelona v. Franconia)

Topics: Air Piracy/Forceable Diversions of Aircraft, Duty to Prosecute or Extradite, Criminal Jurisdiction over Proceedings Related to Hijackings

Location: Statler-Hilton Hotel, Washington, DC

Date: May 1, 1971

Jessup World Cup Champion
University of Texas (USA)
Team Members: David P. Graham, David P. Seikel, Guy L. Watts

Runner Up
University of California – Davis (USA)
Team Members: Stephen Austin, Thomas Goff, Edward Conry, George Martin

Final Round Judges
Hon. Byron R. White – Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Najeeb E. Halaby – President, Pan-American World Airways
Charles S. Rhyne – President, World Peace Through Law Center

Problem Author
Edward McWhinney, University of Toronto

Jessup Fellow: J. Robert Steelman 

Administrative Assistant: Ralph L. Humphrey

Best Oralist: David P. Seikel, University of Texas (USA)

Best Memorial: Vanderbilt University (USA)

Best Oralist (Championship Round): David P. Seikel, University of Texas (USA)

Number of Teams Worldwide: 73

Number of Teams at the International Rounds: 9

Number of Countries5

Number of Countries at the International Rounds4