1985 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

Compromis: Case Concerning the Nuclear Free Zone (Icbam v. Merva)

Topics: Anticipatory Self-Defense, Regional Authorization of the Use of Force, Nuclear Free Zones, Legality of Nuclear Weapons

Location: Roosevelt Hotel, New York, New York

Date: April 27, 1985

Jessup World Cup Champion
National University of Singapore (Singapore)
Team Members - Anjali Iyer, Lim Kien Thye, Mohan Reviendran, Prithipal Singh, Eleanor Wong

Runner Up
Southwestern University (USA)
Team Members - Roy Boston, Dorothy Burns. Eddie Fox, Jay Grobeson, Steven R. Jensen

Final Round Judges
Hon. Stephen M. Schwebel - Judge, International Court of Justice)
Dr. Hugo Caminos - Assistant Secretary of Legal Affairs, Organization of American States
Professor Anthony D'Amato - Professor of Law, Northwestern University

Problem Authors
Professor Anthony D'Amato - Professor of Law, Northwestern University
Professor Martin A. Feinrider - Associate Professor of Law, Nova University
Elizabeth L. Rodgers - Charles A. Dana Fellow of the American Society of International Law

Jessup Fellow: Heidi V. Jimenez

Administrative AssistantPamela M. Young 

Best Oralist (Championship Round): Eleanor Wong, National University of Singapore (Singapore)

Best Oralist (International Rounds): Andrew Hamlyn-Harris, Monash University (Australia)

Best Oralist (US Rounds): Jonathan B. Hensleigh, Tulane University

Best Applicant Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): Fordham University (USA)

Best Respondent Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): Monash University (Australia)

Best Memorial Int'l. Rounds (Alona E. Evans Award): (tie) Monash University (Australia), National University of Singapore (Singapore)

Best Memorial (US Rounds): Notre Dame Law School

Best Memorial (US Regional Rounds - Rutgers Award): Washington & Lee University

Number of Teams Worldwide: 213

Number of Teams at the International Rounds: 36

Number of Countries36

Number of Countries at the International Rounds26