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Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition

The second-oldest moot in the country, this competition is recognized by practitioners and academics alike as one of the most prestigious moot court competitions in which law students can participate. In some circles, being a member of the Jessup Moot Court Team is considered equivalent to being a member of a law review. The competition is worldwide, and the final rounds usually attracting one or more judges from the International Court of Justice. Research for this moot begins in the fall semester, with a brief due in early January. The moot is argued in February or March of 2006. Students will receive 2 credits for their participation in the Jessup International Moot Court Competition in Law 872.