Compromis: Case Concerning the Rotian Union (Adaria v. Bobbia/Cazalia/Dingoth/Ephraim/Finbar)

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Location: Fairmont Washington Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Championship Round Date: March 31, 2007

Jessup World Cup Champion: University of Sydney (Australia)
Team Members - Lucas Bastin, Odette Murray, Fiona Roughley, Natasha Simonsen, Zelie Wood
Coach - Justin Hogan-Doran

Runner Up:  Kings College London (United Kingdom)

Team Members - Michael Cottrell, Jack Macaulay, Taalay Qudsi Rasheed, Kartikeya Tanna, Lilly Wong
Coaches - Soroush Kafiabadi, Man Er Kong

Final Round Judges
H.E. Hishashi Owada  - Judge, International Court of Justice
Pieter Jan Kuijper - Principal Legal Advisor and Director for External Relations in the Legal Service of the European Commission
Larry D. Johnson - Assistant Secretary General for Legal Affairs, United Nations

Problem Author
Lead Author - Michael Peil, Dean and Assoc. Professor of Law, Washington University St. Louis
Editors: Amity R. Boye, Executive Director of ILSA; Steven Schneebaum, Esq., Patton Boggs 

Executive Director: Amity R. Boye

Best Oralist (Championship Round): Lucas Bastin, University of Sydney (Australia)

Oralist (Preliminary Rounds): Hanna Azkiya, University of Indonesia (Indonesia)

Best Applicant Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina)- click here to view a copy

Best Respondent Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): Washington University, St. Louis (USA)- click here to view a copy

Best Memorial  - Int'l. Rounds (Alona E. Evans Award): Washington University, St. Louis (USA)

Best Memorial - World Regional Rounds (Hardy C. Dillard Award)University of Sydney (Australia)

Spirit of the Jessup Award: National University of Lesotho (Lesotho)

Pamela Young Award: M. Elizabeth Black, Michael Peil, Irina Sergeeva


2007 Results: 


2007 Competition Materials


First Batch of Basic Materials

The authors of the 2007 Jessup Compromis have selected these materials with the expectation that the materials will prove interesting and enlightening in the context of the current year's problem. Inclusion of any particular text in the Basic Materials does not entail that the content of the text is binding as international law or reflects current prevailing theory or practice. Please note that teams are not required to use these materials. As always, participants are encouraged to conduct their own research.

The documents included in the first batch of Basic Materials are as follows. All materials directly provided on this site are included with the permission of the copyright holder. The electronic version of Item 6 was provided by Westlaw, along with permission to post the document on this website.

Second Batch of Basic Materials

The authors of the 2007 Jessup Compromis have selected these materials with the expectation that the materials will prove interesting and enlightening in the context of the current year's problem. Inclusion of any particular text in the Basic Materials does not entail that the content of the text is binding as international law or reflects current prevailing theory or practice. Please note that teams are not required to use these materials. As always, participants are encouraged to conduct their own research.

The following materials are included with the permission of the copyright holders. The electronic version of item 1 was directly provided by Editions Pedone, the publisher and editor of the article. The electronic versions of the remaining items were provided by Westlaw, along with permission to post the materials here on this website.

Number of Teams at the International Rounds: 94 competing, 7 exhibition

Number of Countries74

Number of Countries at the International Rounds69