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2017 ICC Moot Court Competition

2017 ICC Moot Court Problem
2017 ICC Moot Court Rules of Procedure

Congratulations to the team from Universidad Francisco Marroquin, who achieved a first-place finish in the 2017 Regional Round for the Americas and Caribbean of the International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition.  Teams from Tulane University School of Law (first runner up) and the University of Miami School of Law also participated in the final round.

The event, held on March 17-19, brought 14 teams to the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, with the top two U.S. teams and the top two Canadian teams qualifying for the global ICC Moot Court Competition held annually in The Hague, Netherlands.

Betsy Apple, Matthew Brotmann, Christian De Vos served as the distinguished final round judges.  

As the two top U.S. teams, Tulane and Miami qualified for the International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition to be held in May in The Hague, Netherlands.  The top two Canadian teams, from Osgoode Hall, York University and the University of Ottawa also qualified.  The team from Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala will also compete in The Hague.

Best Overall
First: Universidad Francisco Marroquin
Second: Tulane University School of Law
Third: University of Miami School of Law

Best Oralist – Final Round
Jay Jensen, Tulane University School of Law

Best Oralists - Preliminary Rounds
Defense

Justin Capek, Temple University Beasley School of Law

Victims
Javier Roldon, University of Miami School of Law

Prosecutor
Ian Literovich, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

Best Memorials
Defense

First: Universidad Francisco Marroquin
Second (Tie): Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Osgoode Hall Law School  & University of Miami School of Law

Prosecutor
First: Columbia University School of Law
Second: Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Third: Universidad Francisco Marroquin

Victims
First (Tie): Temple University Beasley School of Law & Tulane University School of Law
Third: Brooklyn Law School

Semifinalist Teams
Brooklyn Law School
Columbia University School of Law
Osgoode Hall Law School, York University (Canadian semi-final round)
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Tulane University School of Law
Universidad Francisco Marroquin
University of Miami School of Law
University of Ottawa Faculty of Law (Canadian semi-final round)
University of Windsor Faculty of Law (Canadian semi-final round)

Participating Teams
American University Washington College of Law
Brooklyn Law School
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Columbia University School of Law
Johns Hopkins, School of Advanced International Studies
Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Tulane University School of Law
Universidad Francisco Marroquin
University of Miami School of Law
University of Ottawa Faculty of Law
University of Windsor Faculty of Law
Valparaiso University School of Law

 

2016 ICC Moot Court Competition<

2016 ICC Moot Court Problem
2016 ICC Moot Court Rules of Procedure

Congratulations to Brooklyn Law School, who achieved a first place finish in the 2016 Regional Round for the Americas and Carribean of the International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition.  Teams from Tulane University School of Law (first runner up) and New York University of Law also participated in the final round.

The event, held on March 12-13, brought 11 teams to Pace Law School, with the top two U.S. teams qualifying for the global ICC Moot Court Competition held annually in The Hague, Netherlands.

Leah Campbell, Dr. David Donat Cattin, and Robert Herbst served as the distinguished final round judges.  

As the two top U.S. teams, Brooklyn and Tulane have qualified for the International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition to be held in May in The Hague, Netherlands.  Also participating was a team from Osgoode Hall, York University, which is one of two Canadian teams that will compete in The Hague.

Best Overall
First: Brooklyn Law School
Second:  Tulane University School of Law
Third: New York University School of Law

Best Oralist – Final Round
Philippa Ratzki, Brooklyn Law School

Best Oralists - Preliminary Rounds
Government of Yunkel
First (Tie):  Kelsey Bishop, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University & Aaron Kearney, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Third (Tie):  Anta Plowden, Miami University School of Law & Emily von Qualen, Tulane University School of Law

Victims
First: Davide Pini, Johns Hopkins, School of Advanced International Studies
Second: Maanya Tandon, New York University School of Law
Third: James Henseler, Columbia University School of Law

Prosecutor
First:  Céline Braumann , New York University School of Law
Second: Richard Varnes, American University Washington College of Law
Third: Zachary Cobb, Columbia University School of Law

Best Memorials
Government of Yunkel
First: Columbia University School of Law
Second (Tie): Osgoode Hall Law School, York University & Tulane University School of Law

Prosecutor
First: Temple University School of Law
Second: Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Third (Tie): Columbia University School of Law & American University Washington College of Law

Victims
First: Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Second (Tie): Columbia University School of Law &
Temple University School of Law

Semifinalist Teams
Brooklyn Law School
Columbia University School of Law
New York University School of Law
Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Temple University School of Law
Tulane University School of Law

Participating Teams
American University Washington College of Law
Brooklyn Law School
Case Western Reserve School of Law
Columbia University School of Law
Johns Hopkins, School of Advanced International Studies
Miami University School of Law
New York University School of Law
Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Pace University School of Law
Temple University School of Law
Tulane University School of Law