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MLL301 - International Litigation and Dispute Settlement- Jessup Moot

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Not offered in 2015

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.


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%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

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