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2000 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

Compromis: Case Concerning the Vaccine Trials (Kuraca v. Senhava)

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Location: The Washington Monarch Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Date: April 8, 2000

Jessup World Cup Champion: University of Melbourne (Australia)
Team Members - Nehal C. Bhuta, Katharine Young, Peter Henley, Emily Hudson
Coaches - Sundhya Pahuja, Ian Malkin

Runner Up:  Universidad Catolica Andres Bello (Venezuela)
Team Members - Vicky Fulop, Patrizia Francesca Papaianni-Hernandez, Luisa Lepervanche, Renato Modernell, Thomas Norgaard
Coach - Ana C. Nunez

Final Round Judges
Hon. Stephen M. Schwebel - Judge, International Court of Justice
Gavan Griffith, Q.C. - Attorney, Australia & the United Kingdom
Barbara Mishkin - Attorney, District of Columbia Bar

Problem Authors
Gerald S. Schatz, Attorney & Instructor, Graduate in the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences
Michael Scharf - Professor of Law, New England School of Law

Executive Director: M. Elizabeth Atkins

Administrative DirectorLaura M. Title

Best Oralist (Championship Round): Nehal C. Bhuta, University of Melbourne (Australia) 

Oralist (Preliminary Rounds): (tie) Jade Harkness, University of Sydney (Australia); Keith Norton, Napier University (United Kingdom)

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

Best Respondent Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): International Islamic University (Malaysia)

Best Memorial  - Int'l. Rounds (Alona E. Evans Award): International Islamic University (Malaysia)

Best Memorial - World Regional Rounds (Hardy C. Dillard Award)University of Melbourne (Australia)

Spirit of the Jessup Award: National University of Rwanda (Rwanda)

Pamela Young Award: Paul Karlsson, Michael Peil

2000 Records: 

Number of Teams Worldwide: 287

Number of Teams at the International Rounds: 67

Number of Countries53

Number of Countries at the International Rounds53

Featured Partners :White Case logo RGB International Bar Association

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