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2005 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

Compromis: Case Concerning the Vessel The Mairi Maru (Appollonia v. Raglan)

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

Championship Round Date: April 3, 2005

Jessup World Cup Champion:  University of Queensland (Australia)
Team Members - Ruth Catts, Stephen Colditz, Julian Ensbey, Cameron Forsaith, Nicholas Luke

Runner Up:  International Islamic University (Malaysia)
Team Members - Melati Abdul Hamid, Siti Aliza Alias, Fadia Nadwa Fikri, Ng Boon Ka, Asma Mohammed Yunus

Final Round Judges
H.E. Rosalyn Higgins, D.C.B.E.  - Judge, International Court of Justice
James Crawford - Whewell Professor of International Law, Jesus College, University of Cambridge
James Carter, Esq. - Sullivan & Cromwell LLP; President, American Society of International Law

Problem Author: Not Recorded

Executive Director: Michael Peil

Executive AssistantsRoxanna Nazari

Best Oralist (Championship Round): Melati Abdul Hamid, International Islamic University (Malaysia)

Oralist (Preliminary Rounds): Robert Froelich, University of Calgary (Canada)

Best Applicant Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): Universidad Catolica Andres Bello (Venezuela)

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

Best Memorial  - Int'l. Rounds (Alona E. Evans Award): Aristotle University, Thessaloniki (Greece)

Best Memorial - World Regional Rounds (Hardy C. Dillard Award): Washington University, St. Louis (USA)

Spirit of the Jessup Award: (tie) Sulaimaniya University (Iraq), Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Mexico)

Pamela Young Award: Robert Beckman, Jamie Dee Larkam, Catherine Newcombe

2005 Records: 

Number of Teams Worldwide: 543

Number of Teams at the International Rounds: 103

Number of Countries88

Number of Countries at the International Rounds80

Featured Partners :White Case logo RGB International Bar Association

  • American University Washington College of Law- Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
  • Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law
  • Mitchell Hamline
  • Chapman LLM
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  • Drexel
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  • The Hague Academy of International Law
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