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1966 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

Compromis: Case Concerning the Killing of a Government Leader by a United Nations Force (United Nations v. Afrania)

Topics: Seizure of Assets, Reprisals, Statehood, Legality of the Use of Force

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

Date: April 30, 1966

Jessup World Cup Champion
University of Texas (USA)
Team Members: Harry Tindall, Rob Parker, Neil Sullivan

Runner Up
University of Wisconsin (USA)
Team Members: Vance Waggoner, Delbert Smith, Tom Hutchinson

Final Round Judges
Hon. Charles Fahy - United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
Hon. Edward D. Re - Chairman, U.S. Foreign Claims Settlement commission
Stephen M. Schwebel - United States Department of State

Problem Author
Robert M. Sielaty, George Washington University School of Law

Jessup Administrator: Robert M. Sielaty, George Washington University School of Law

Best Oralist: Vance Waggoner, University of Wisconsin (USA)

Best Memorial: University of Texas (USA)

Number of Teams Worldwide: 27

Number of Teams at the International Rounds: 5

Number of Countries1

Number of Countries at the International Rounds1

Featured Partners :White Case logo RGB International Bar Association

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