Compromis: Case Concerning State Responsibility for Certain Acts of Terrorism (Yokum v. Shangri)

Topics: Aut Dedicare Aut Judicare, State Responsibility, Forceable Diversion of an Aircraft, Self-Help, Political Offense Exception

Location: Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

Date: April 23, 1988

Jessup World Cup Champion
University of Melbourne (Australia)
Team Members – Jonathan M. Gill, Fiona J. Hudgson, Susanna P. Lobez, Rosemary E. Martin, Daryl J. Williams

Runner Up
National University of Singapore (Singapore)
Team Members – Joan Magdalene Francis, Lena Gan Su Lan, Tan Soon Meng, Francis Xavier A/L. Subramaniam

Final Round Judges
Bradley R. Larschan, Esq. – Milbank, Tweed, Hadley, & McCloy
Roy Lee – Legal Representative, Office of Legal Affairs, United Nations Secretariat
Vadim I. Luk’yanovich, LL.D. – Counselor, Legal Affairs, Permanent Mission of the USSR to the United Nations

Problem Authors 
Bradley R. Larschan, Esq. – Milbank, Tweed, Hadley, & McCloy
Alfred P. Rubin – Professor of Law, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
John F. Murphy – Professor of Law, Villanova Law School

Executive Director: Jonathan Clark Green

Assistant Jessup AdministratorPamela M. Young 

Best Oralist (Championship Round): Fiona J. Hudgson, University of Melbourne (Australia)

Best Oralist (Preliminary Rounds): Joan Magdalene Francis, University of Singapore (Singapore)

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

Best Respondent Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): Southern Illinois University (USA) 

Best Memorial  – Int’l. Rounds (Alona E. Evans Award): (tie) University of Melbourne (Australia), Columbia University (USA)

Best Memorial (US Regional Rounds – Rutgers Award): University of Colorado

1988 Records: 

Number of Teams Worldwide: 265

Number of Teams at the International Rounds: 39

Number of Countries43

Number of Countries at the International Rounds29