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1962 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

Compromis: Financial Obligations of Members of the United Nations (Belgium, United Arab Republic, United States - Request for an Advisory Opinion)

Topics: Treaty Interpretation, Powers of the General Assembly, Classification of United Nations Expenses, State Obligations to the United Nations

Location: Statler-Hilton Hotel, Washington, D.C. 

Jessup World Cup Champion: No Champion Declared

Competing Teams
Columbia University (USA)
Team Members: Frederich Freilicher, Don Gellers, Manuel Madina, Stanley Pardo, Robert Stein, David Suratgar

Duke University (USA)
Team Members: Stephen Doyle, William A. Keiler

Osgoode Hall Law School (Canada)
Team Members: David Greenspan, James Rendall

Final Round Judges
Hon. Green H. Hackworth - ret. International Court of Justice
John G. Laylin, Esq. - District of Columbia Bar
Professor Maxwell Cohen - McGill University

Problem Author: Not Recorded

Best Response to Bench Questions: Duke University

Best Oral Statement: Osgoode Hall Law School

Best Written Statement: Columbia University

Number of Teams Worldwide: 6

Number of Teams at the International Rounds: 3

Number of Countries2

Number of Countries at the International Rounds: 2

Featured Partners :White Case logo RGB International Bar Association

  • Chapman LLM
  • The Hague Academy of International Law
  • IBA Ad
  • Mitchell Hamline
  • American University Washington College of Law- Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
  • Bucerius
  • Drexel
  • University of Groningen
  • Cornell
  • Ohio Northern
  • Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law
  • Santa Clara