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1987 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

Compromis: Case Concerning the Water Resources (Harmonia v. Mercadia)

Topics: Transboundary Water Resources: Diversion of a River & Transboundary Aquifers, Transboundary Harm

Location: Boston Park Plaza & Towers, Boston, Mass.

Date: April 11, 1987

Jessup World Cup Champion
Georgetown University Law Center (USA)
Team Members - John G. Bickerman, Bernadette V. Brennan, Philip T. Inglima, Robert L. Quinlan, Judith L. Wheat

Runner Up
Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven (Belgium)
Team Members - Arne Guterman, Jan Inghelram, Flip Petillon, Jan Vreys

Final Round Judges
John Wm. Reifenberger, Jr. - Professor of Law, Detroit College of Law
Paul C. Szasz - Director, General Legal Division, Office of Legal Affairs - United Nations Secretariat
Steven C. McCaffrey - United Nations, International Law Commission

Problem Authors
John Wm. Reifenberger, Jr. - Professor of Law, Detroit College of Law
Michael J. Vechsler - Legal Adviser, Canadian Section, International Joint Commission
James G. Chandler - Legal Adviser, U.S. Section, International Joint Commission

Jessup Fellow: Jonathan Clark Green

Administrative AssistantPamela M. Young 

Best Oralist (Championship Round): Philip T. Inglima, Georgetown University Law Center (USA)

Best Oralist (International Rounds): Anne Stafford, McGill University (Canada)

Best Oralist (US Rounds): David Wesley, University of Alabama

Best Applicant Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): National University of Singapore (Singapore)

Best Respondent Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): National University of Singapore (Singapore)

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

Best Memorial (US Rounds): Southwestern University

Best Memorial (US Regional Rounds - Rutgers Award): University of Washington

1987 Records: 

Number of Teams Worldwide: 268

Number of Teams at the International Rounds: 40

Number of Countries39

Number of Countries at the International Rounds27

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