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1975 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

Compromis: Case Concerning The Peace River Basin (New Helois v. Harma)

Topics: International Environmental Law, Drainage Basins, Transboundary Harm, State Responsibility

Location: Statler-Hilton Hotel, Washington, DC

Date: April 26, 1975

Jessup World Cup Champion
Cambridge University (United Kingdom)
Team Members - Kelvin R. Widdows, Philip J. Dann, Mark R. Steven

Runner Up
Georgetown University Law Center (USA)
Team Members - David McI. Williams, Frances A. Barnes, D. Edward Wilson, Jr., Diddo Harvi Clark, Philippe Dumont

Final Round Judges
Hon. Arthur J. Goldberg - ret. Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court
Karol Wolfke - Professor of Law, University of Wrocraw [Poland]; Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Mr. Robert E. Stein - Director of the North American Ofice of the International Institute for Environment & Development

Problem Author
Robert E. Stein - Director of the North American Office of the International Institute for Environment & Development

Jessup Fellow: S. Jacob Scherr

Administrative AssistantSarah R. Nagler & Pamela M. Young

Best Oralist (Championship Round): Kelvin R. Widdows, Cambridge University (United Kingdom)

Best Oralist (International Rounds): (tie) Jose Bascon Tommimbag, University of the Philippines (Philippines); Philip J. Dann, Cambridge University (United Kingdom)

Best Oralist (US Rounds): David Williams, Georgetown University

Best Memorial Int'l. Rounds (Alona E. Evans Award): University of Toronto (Canada)

Best Memorial (US Rounds): University of Texas

Best Memorial (US Regional Rounds - Rutgers Award): (tie) Syracuse University, University of Michigan

Number of Teams Worldwide: 119

Number of Teams at the International Rounds: 20

Number of Countries17

Number of Countries at the International Rounds12

Featured Partners :White Case logo RGB International Bar Association

  • Cornell
  • Widener Law
  • UGA LLM
  • The Hague Academy of International Law
  • Drexel
  • University of San Diego
  • American University Washington College of Law- Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
  • Boston College
  • Bucerius
  • LSU LLM
  • Pepperdine Law
  • Chapman LLM
  • Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law
  • IBA Ad