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MLL301 - International Litigation and Dispute Settlement- Jessup Moot

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Year2014 unit information
Offering information:

Not offered in 2014

Enrolment modes:
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

(For Bachelor of Laws students only)

Unit chair:

D Thampapillai





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

No set class schedule, team members will be required to meet regularly with each other and with the Coordinator.


Quota applies; Enrolment by application to the Unit Chair only. Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


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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