Compromis: Case Concerning the Zetian Provinces (Ardenia v. Rigalia)

Topics: Drone Strikes, Use of Force, Bilateral Investment Treaties, Freedom of Religious Expressio

Location: Capitol Hilton, Washington, D.C.

Dates: March 20-26, 2011

Jessup World Cup Champion: University of Sydney (Australia)
Team Members - Patrick Bateman, Christopher Beshara, Glenn Kembrey, Chelsea Tabart, Patrick Wall
Coach - Natalie Zerial, Tim Stephens

Runner Up:  Columbia University (United States)

Team Members - Jacob Johnston, Akshaya Kumar, James Wigginton, Jennifer Lim, Benjamin Schrier
Coach - Elisabeth Page, Ricardo Chirinos, Viren Mascarenhas, Lori Damrosch, Kevin Lin

Final Round Judges
H.E. Thomas Buergenthal  - Former Judge, International Court of Justice 
Claudio Grossman  - Former President, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights 
Mark Peith - Chairman, OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Transactions

Problem Author

Lead Author - Leila Sadat, Larry Johnson, Nicola Bonucci

Executive Director: Will Patterson

Best Oralist (Championship Round): Jennifer Lim, Columbia University (United States)

Oralist (Preliminary Rounds): Jacob Johnston, New York University (United States)

Best Applicant Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): Case Western Reserve University (United States)- click here to view a copy

Best Respondent Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): University of Sydney (Australia)- click here to view a copy

Best Memorial  - Int'l. Rounds (Alona E. Evans Award): Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines)

Best Memorial - World Regional Rounds (Hardy C. Dillard Award)Tblisi State University (Georgia)

International Law Institute Award: Philip Gerard Dabao, Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines) 

Best New Team: Norman Manley Law School (Jamaica)

Best Overall Applicant: National Law University (India)

Best Overall Respondent: Columbia Univeristy (USA)

Best Applicant Memorial: 1. Universidad de los Andes (Colombia); 2. NALSAR (India); 3. National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece)

Best Respondent Memorial1. Xiamen University (China); 2. University of California - Hastings (United States); 3. Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines)

Spirit of the Jessup Award: Kyoto University & Sophia University (Japan)

Steven M. Schneebaum Award: Ghulam Reza Mohamaddy (Afghanistan); Alejandro Turin (Argentina); Kari Kammel, Rokosh Abdullah, Bakhcha Omar (Iraq)

Pamela Young Award: Anne Holliday, Anthony Nuval, Steven Schneebaum


2011 Results: 

2011 Competition Materials


First Batch of Basic Materials

Below is a list of the first batch of Basic Materials provided in connection with the 2011 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

The authors of the 2011 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. They are being provided to teams as a guide and starting point for research. As always, participants are encouraged to conduct their own research outside of the scope of these Basic Materials.

Second Batch of Basic Materials

Below is a list of the second batch of Basic Materials provided in connection with the 2011 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

The authors of the 2011 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. They are being provided to teams as a guide and starting point for research. As always, participants are encouraged to conduct their own research outside of the scope of these Basic Materials.

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