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Case Concerning The Frost Files

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

March 27 - April 2, 2016

Jessup World Champion: Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Runner-Up: University of Pennsylvania (United States)

Final Round Judges:
Hishashi Owada - Judge, International Court of Justice
Sir Christopher Greenwood - Judge, International Court of Justice
Bruno Simma- Judge, International Court of Justice (ret.)

Problem Author:
Lead Authors - Asaf Lubin

Executive Director: Lesley Benn


Stephen M. Schwebel Best Oralist Award (Championship Round): Julian Rotenberg, Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Best Oralist (Preliminary Rounds): Joshua Hiew, National University of Singapore (Singapore)

Richard R. Baxter Award for Best Applicant Memorial: T.B.D.

Richard R. Baxter Award for Best Respondent Memorial: T.B.D.

Alona E. Evans Award for Best Memorial at the White & Case International Rounds: Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)

Hardy C. Dillard Award for Best Combined Memorials of the National & Regional Rounds: T.B.D.

International Law Institute Award : Stav Zeitouni, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)


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: Lahore University of Management Sciences (Pakistan)

  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: National University of Singapore (Singapore)

    • Best Overall Respondent: University of Pennsylvania (United States)

  3. Best Applicant Memorial and Best Respondent Memorial

    • Best Applicant Memorial
    • 1. Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)
    • 2. Columbia University (United States)
    • 3. New York University (United States)

    • Best Respondent Memorial
    • 1. Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)
    • 2. Xiamen University (China)
    • 3. (tie) Belarusian State University, Faculty of International Relations (Belarus)
    • 3. (tie) China University of Political Science & Law (China)

    • Best Exhibition Memorial: Kazan Federal University (Russia)

      Best Exhibition Oralist: Valentina Vera-Quiroz, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)

      Best Exhibition Team: Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)


Spirit of the Jessup Award, Presented by the International Bar Association: Law Development Centre (Uganda)

Pam Young Award: Jeffrey Brooks, Catherine Newcombe

Steven Schneebaum Award: Maria Issaeva (Russia), Andrey Kozik (Belarus), Adrian Andrychowski (Poland)


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

2016 Official Rules

The 2016 Official Rules of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition were approved by the ILSA Board of Directors.


2016 Qualifying Round Rules Supplements

Rules Supplements as approved by the ILSA Executive Office.