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2006 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

Compromis: Case Concerning the Elysian Fields (Acastus v. Rubria)

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

Championship Round Date: April 1, 2006

Jessup World Cup Champion:  Columbia University (USA)
Team Members - Tracy Appleton, Seth Davis, Vincent Levy, Alka Pradhan, Corey Whiting

Runner Up:  Universidad Catolica Andres Bello (Venezuela)
Team Members - Daniela Blank, Mariana Clemente, Carlos Maduro, Federica Paddeu, Adela Troconis
Coaches - Ricardo Chirinos, Ana C. Nunez

Final Round Judges
H.E. Bruno Simma  - Judge, International Court of Justice
Nicola Bonuci - Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development
Sir Michael Wood - 20 Essex St. Barristers; Former Legal Advisor to the U.K. Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Problem Authors: Rebecca Wallace, Robert Gordon University; Olga Martin Ortega, Robert Gordon University; Anne Holliday, Robert Gordon University

Executive Director: Michael Peil

Executive Assistants: R. Ian Costello

Best Oralist (Championship Round): Vincent Levy, Columbia University (USA)

Oralist (Preliminary Rounds): David Martin, University of Washington (USA)

Best Applicant Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): Hong Kong University (Hong Kong) - click here to view a copy

Best Respondent Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): University of Kiel (Germany) - click here to view a copy

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

Best Memorial - World Regional Rounds (Hardy C. Dillard Award): Xiamen University (China)

Spirit of the Jessup Award: Istanbul Universty (Turkey)

Pamela Young Award: Jennifer Englander, Carol Kalinoski, Anthony Nuval, Deborah Skorupski

2006 Records: 

Number of Teams Worldwide: 565

Number of Teams at the International Rounds: 101

Number of Countries86

Number of Countries at the International Rounds76

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