6.5 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition
Jessup International Moot Court Competition
The Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition registration is applicable to all second and third-year students who register for and complete the US National Rounds of the competition (except those third-year students who earned credit for completing the US National Rounds during the previous year). The competition provides students the opportunity to develop skills in writing and appellate advocacy. Students who are selected through the Law School's internal competition process and complete the US National Rounds may be eligible for one pass/fail credit for their brief writing.
Credit for Jessup International Moot Court
- Second and third-year students who are selected for the team through the Law School’s internal selection competition and complete the US National Rounds of the competition will be eligible to earn up to one credit in Spring Quarter on a pass/fail basis (except those third-year students who earned credit for completing the US National rounds during the previous year). Students may not reallocate the spring credit.
- WP credit may not be earned in the Jessup Moot Court Competition.
- The credit earned in the Jessup Moot Court Competition will not count towards the Law School’s core or experiential learning requirements.
- As in any quarter, students may not exceed fourteen credits of enrollment while they are enrolled in the one credit for the Jessup International Moot Court.
- Students must complete the preliminary US National Rounds of the competition and submit their final brief to the faculty advisor by the paper deadline for spring classes in order to receive their pass/fail credit for the Jessup International Moot Court. Students who fail to meet both of these requirements will be withdrawn with a grade of “W”.
- Students may derive a combined maximum of three credits from all Journal, and/or Moot Court work including Hinton and Jessup International Moot Court.