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Case Concerning The Malachi Gap

Capital Hilton, Washington, D.C.

April 6 - 12, 2014

Jessup World Champion: University of Queensland (Australia)

Runner-Up: Singapore Management University (Singapore)

Final Round Judges:
Julia Sebutinde - Judge, International Court of Justice
Dalveer Bhandari - Judge, International Court of Justice
M. Cherif Bassiouni - Emeritus Professor Law

Problem Author:
Lead Author - Guy Des Rosiers

Executive Director: Lesley Benn


Stephen M. Schwebel Best Oralist Award (Championship Round): Emily Chalk, University of Queensland (Australia)

Best Oralist (Preliminary Rounds): Sam Pack, University of Ottawa, Common Law (Canada)

Richard R. Baxter Award for Best Applicant Memorial: University of Queensland (Australia)

Richard R. Baxter Award for Best Respondent Memorial: Universitas Pelita Harapan (Indonesia)

Alona E. Evans Award for Best Memorial at the White & Case International Rounds: Washington University, St. Louis (United States)

Hardy C. Dillard Award for Best Combined Memorials of the National & Regional Rounds: University of National and World Economy (Bulgaria)

International Law Institute Award : Lauren Angelic Toledo, Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines)


Awards Presented at the White & Case International Rounds

  1. Best New Team - Awarded to the most successful team from a country that had competed for three or fewer years.

    • Best New Team: University of the West Indies, St. Augustine (Trinidad and Tobago)

  2. Best Overall Side The Best Overall Applicant award is given to the team with the highest Applicant Memorial plus Applicant oral scores. The Best Overall Respondent award is, likewise, given to the team with the highest combined Respondent written and oral scores.

    • Best Overall Applicant: University of Queensland (Australia)

    • Best Overall Respondent: University of Ottawa, Common Law (Canada)

  3. Best Applicant Memorial and Best Respondent Memorial

    • Best Applicant Memorial
    • 1. Waseda University (Japan)
    • 2. (tie) Harvard University (United States)
    • 2. (tie) Washington University, St. Louis (United States)
    • 2. (tie) Singapore Management University (Singapore)

    • Best Respondent Memorial
    • 1. Washington University, St. Louis (United States)
    • 2. Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines)
    • 3. Universitas Pelita Harapan (Indonesia)

    • Best Exhibition Memorial: Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia)

      Best Exhibition Oralist: Vanessa Daza-Castillo, Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia)

      Best Exhibition Team: Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia)


Spirit of the Jessup Award, Presented by the International Bar Association: Royal University of Law (Bhutan)

Pam Young Award: Elizabeth Black

Steven Schneebaum Award: David Quayat (Canada), Tim Stephens (Australia), Deborah Skorupski (Argentina & Brazil)


MORE RESULTS & DOCUMENTS



THE COMPROMIS (Competition Problem)

  • Official Version: Word Format / PDF Format
  • A translated version of the Compromis may serve as the official version of the Compromis for the purpose of your National Rounds only if your National Rules Supplement specifically replaces the English version with the translated version. In such case, the replacement is ONLY effective for your National Rounds. Please contact your National Administrator if you have any questions.

CORRECTIONS AND CLARIFICATIONS TO THE COMPROMIS

  • Official Version: Word Format / PDF Format
  • A translated version of the Corrections and Clarifications may serve as the official version for the purpose of your National Rounds only if your National Rules Supplement specifically replaces the English version with the translated version. In such case, the replacement is ONLY effective for your National Rounds. Please contact your National Administrator if you have any questions.

BASIC MATERIALS

The Basic Materials are a collection of sources designed to ensure that all teams, regardless of budget and access to research facilities, start from the same position. All Basic Materials will be posted to the ILSA Jessup website.



COMPETITION RULES

2014 Official Rules

The 2014 Official Rules of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition were approved by the ILSA Board of Directors.


2014 Qualifying Round Rules Supplements

Rules Supplements as approved by the ILSA Executive Office.