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Case Concerning The Secession and Annexation of East Agnostica

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

April 5 - 11, 2015

Jessup World Champion: University of Sydney (Australia)

Runner-Up: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (Chile)

Final Round Judges:
Sir Kenneth Keith - Judge, International Court of Justice (ret.)
Joan Donoghue - Judge, International Court of Justice
Harold Koh- Sterling Professor of International Law, Yale Law School

Problem Author:
Lead Authors - Dagmar Butte, Michael Peil, & Steven Schneebaum

Executive Director: Lesley Benn


Stephen M. Schwebel Best Oralist Award (Championship Round): Alice Zhou, University of Sydney (Australia)

Best Oralist (Preliminary Rounds): Sarah Bradbury, University of Sydney (Australia)

Richard R. Baxter Award for Best Applicant Memorial: University of National & World Economy (Bulgaria)

Richard R. Baxter Award for Best Respondent Memorial: University of Pennsylvania (United States)

Alona E. Evans Award for Best Memorial at the White & Case International Rounds: Universitas Pelita Harapan (Indonesia)

Hardy C. Dillard Award for Best Combined Memorials of the National & Regional Rounds: Universitas Pelita Harapan (Indonesia)

International Law Institute Award : Daniel Kristof Pap, Eötvös Loránd University (Hungary)


Awards Presented at the White & Case International Rounds

  1. Best New Team - Awarded to the most successful team that has competed for three or fewer years.

    • Best New Team: University of San Carlos (Philippines)

  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: NALSAR (India)

    • Best Overall Respondent: University of Sydney (Australia)

  3. Best Applicant Memorial and Best Respondent Memorial

    • Best Applicant Memorial
    • 1. (tie) Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski (Bulgaria)
    • 1. (tie) Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)
    • 3. (tie) Hebrew University (Israel)
    • 3. (tie) MGIMO University (Russia)

    • Best Respondent Memorial
    • 1. University of Pennsylvania (United States)
    • 2. (tie) University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)
    • 2. (tie) University of Malaya (Malaysia)

    • Best Exhibition Memorial: Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines)

      Best Exhibition Oralist (tie): Chenyang Li, University of Western Ontario (Canada); Michael Barrett, University of Western Ontario (Canada)

      Best Exhibition Team: Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines)


Spirit of the Jessup Award, Presented by the International Bar Association: Universidad Panamericana Campus Bonaterra (Mexico)

Pam Young Award: Michael Peil

Steven Schneebaum Award: Wenqi Zhu (China), Paulina Starski (Germany), Jeffrey C. Brooks (United States), & Jennifer Englander (United States)


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: 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

2015 Official Rules

The 2015 Official Rules of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition were approved by the ILSA Board of Directors.


2015 Qualifying Round Rules Supplements

Rules Supplements as approved by the ILSA Executive Office.