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1980 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

Compromis: Case Concerning Air & Outer Space Law (Peoples Astral Union v. Federation of Celestial States)

Topics: Space Law, Treaty Interpretation, Sovereignty in Outer Space, Liability Claims by Nationals

Location: International Inn, Washington, D.C.

Date: April 19, 1980

Jessup World Cup Champion
Georgetown University Law Center (USA)
Team Members - Rosalie Lawlor, James McKowen, Barbara Miller, Susan Shepherd, Chistopher Torem

Runner Up
University of Singapore (Singapore)
Team Members - Chia Chor Leong, Ivy Hwang

Final Round Judges
Hon. Hans Blix - Under-Secretary of State for International Development & Cooperation, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Eilene Galloway - Honorary Director of the International Institute of Space Law of the International Astronautical Federation
S. Neil Hosenball - General Counsel, U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Problem Authors
Harry H. Almond, Jr. - National War College
Assistance from Brig. Gen. Martin Menter - USAF ret., President of U.S. Members of International Institute of Space Law

Jessup Fellow: Cynthia S. Huber

Administrative AssistantPamela M. Young 

Best Oralist (Championship Round): Chia Chor Leong, University of Singapore (Singapore)

Best Oralist (International Rounds): Nicole Bours, University of Leiden (The Netherlands)

Best Oralist (US Rounds): Mark Amador, Northwestern University

Best Applicant Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): University of Washington (USA)

Best Respondent Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): University of Washington (USA)

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

Best Memorial (US Rounds): University of Washington

Best Memorial (US Regional Rounds - Rutgers Award): McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific

Number of Teams Worldwide: 196

Number of Teams at the International Rounds: 35

Number of Countries28

Number of Countries at the International Rounds23

Featured Partners :White Case logo RGB International Bar Association

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