Compromis: Case Concerning the Granting of Refugee Status (Freedonia v. Balboa)

Topics: Preliminary Objections to the Jurisdiction of the ICJ, Refugee Status, Non-Refoulement, Formation fo Customary International Law

Location: ANA Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Date: April 10, 1994

Jessup World Cup Champion
National University of Singapore (Singapore)
Team Members – Cheng Hock Ang, Christopher Anand Daniel, Jayanthi Sadanandan, Ken Hwee Tang, Michael Ewing-Chow
Coach – Assoc. Prof. Robert Beckman

Runner Up
University of Melbourne (Australia)
Team Members – Carolyn Evans, Helen Stylianou, Madelaine Chiam, Stephen Donoghue, Sundhya Pahuja
Coach – Mr. Tim McCormack

Final Round Judges
Dr. Rebecca M.M. Wallace – Lecturer in Law, University of Strathclyde 
Ved Nanda – Professor, University of Denver College of Law
Cynthia Price Cohen – Executive Director, CHILDRIGHTS
Larry Johnson – Principal Legal Officer, United Nations
Morad Eghbal – Reiss Foundation/Howard University School of Law

Problem Authors
Dr. Rebecca M.M. Wallace – Lecturer in Law, University of Strathclyde

Executive Director: Brett J. Lorenzen

Assistant Jessup AdministratorPamela M. Young 

Best Oralist (Championship Round): Carolyn Evans, University of Melbourne (Australia)

Best Oralist (Preliminary Rounds): Frank Snyckers, University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)

Best Applicant Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): International Islamic University (Malaysia)

Best Respondent Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): University of Alabama (USA)

Best Memorial  – Int’l. Rounds (Alona E. Evans Award): University of San Diego (USA)

Best Memorial – World Regional Rounds (Hardy C. Dillard Award)University of Alabama (USA)

1994 Records: 

Number of Teams Worldwide: 269

Number of Teams at the International Rounds: 47

Number of Countries36

Number of Countries at the International Rounds36