Jessup Moot is a summer session elective. It is the Australian round of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
Members of the Jessup team are all expected to prepare the written memorials and participate in the internal ANU practice moots. The team then participates in the Australian rounds of the Jessup Moot competition and, if the team reaches the Final of the Australian rounds, would compete in the International Rounds.
There is a maximum of 5 team members.
Applications for selection for the Summer Jessup Moot team close in the second semester of the year prior.
Further information will be located on the ANU College of Law website.
More details of Jessup Moot can be viewed at the Jessup website http://www.ilsa.org/jessup/
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Synthesise and critically evaluate the underlying principles, significant norms and recent developments in international law.
- Moot in the role of advocate at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), demonstrating adaptability in practise and competition moots by taking a range of positions within the advocacy team and either side of the legal dispute.
- Synthesise and communicate a clear and coherent exposition of knowledge and ideas to the judges of the ICJ.
- Critically evaluate, consolidate and synthesise knowledge to develop solutions to complex international law problems.
- Define, plan and conduct legal research on international law in order to produce applicant and respondent memorials for the Jessup Moot competition.
- Reflect on and review key elements of a growing professional and ethical identity, including but not limited to: technical and communication skills; a reflective and ethical approach, and high level personal autonomy and accountability
Enrolment is limited with selection based on a competitive process. Application information can be located on the ANU College of Law Website.
- Written memorials (50) [LO 1,4,5,6]
- Participation in the oral rounds of the Australian Jessup Moot competition (50) [LO 2,3,6]
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