MLL301 - International Litigation and Dispute Settlement- Jessup Moot

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Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes:

To be advised

EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

(For Bachelor of Laws students only)



Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil

Quota applies; Enrolment by application to the Unit Chair only. Online teaching methods require internet access.


The aim of the unit is to give students a basic understanding of the way international agreements and disputes are interpreted and resolved. Jessup Moot students will be introduced to the way international disputes between states are litigated. Topics include: choice of law issues and choice of law clauses; choice of forum rules; selecting the forum; service of international process; restraining foreign actions; executing judgments internationally.

The Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Competition is the most prestigious moot competition in the world. Mooting generally consists of a mock trial between two opposing parties. In a moot students prepare as advocates for a trial. A moot normally consists of written submissions and oral advocacy.

The Jessup Moot consists of writing two 50 page memorials, learning the basic principles of public international law, learning the Jessup Moot and rules, training for the Jessup Moots and competing at Jessup.


Written Assignment (Memoranda 1) (Group) 25%, Written Assignment (Memoranda 2) (Group) 25%, Presentation (Oral) 25%, Assignment (Contribution to Teamwork) 25%

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