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2002 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

Compromis: Case Concerning Regulation of Access to the Internet (Turingia v. Babbage)


Location: Washington Wyndham Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Date: March 16, 2002

Jessup World Cup Champion:  University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)
Team Members - Steven Budlender, Kate Hofmeyr
Coach - Dr. Kevin Hopkins

Runner Up:  University of Western Australia (Australia)
Team Members - Lee Katherine Carroll, Ben Gauntlett, Adam Sharpe, Julie Taylor, Lorraine van der Ende
Coach - Dr. James Edelman

Final Round Judges
Judge Abraham Sofaer - Hoover Institute (Palo Alto, California, USA)
Javade Chaudhari - Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Gateway Computers
Dinah Shelton - Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School 

Problem Author: Not Recorded

Executive Director: Michael Peil

Executive AssistantsLaura M. Title & David Nabwangu

Best Oralist (Championship Round): Lorraine van der Ende, University of Western Australia (Australia)

Oralist (Preliminary Rounds): Leah Myers, University of Illinois (USA)

Best Applicant Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): University of Otago (New Zealand)

Best Respondent Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): Harvard Law School (USA)

Best Memorial  - Int'l. Rounds (Alona E. Evans Award): Harvard Law School (USA)

Best Memorial - World Regional Rounds (Hardy C. Dillard Award)Harvard Law School (USA)

Spirit of the Jessup Award: (tie), Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra (Dominican Republic), Universidad Francisco Marroquin (Guatemala)

Pamela Young Award: Elizabeth Black, Mark Luz, Pedro Munoz

2002 Records: 

Number of Teams Worldwide: 384

Number of Teams at the International Rounds: 75

Number of Countries65

Number of Countries at the International Rounds61

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