Jessup International Moot (5239LAW)

This course uses the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Competition to to enable students to gain significant experience in written and oral advocacy in international law before a simulated international tribunal. As the International Law Students Association highlights, "Jessup is the world's largest moot court competition, with participants from over 550 law schools in more than 80 countries. The Competition is a simulation of a fictional dispute between countries before the International Court of Justice, the judicial organ of the United Nations". Members of the Griffith Law School Jessup team are all expected to prepare the written memorials and participate in the internal Giffith 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, it would compete in the International Rounds in the United States. There is a maximum of 5 team members. Selection for team membership is competitive and involve consideration of an applicant's transciprt, prior mooting or debating experience, and an interview. Applications for selection for the Summer Jessup Moot team close in first Trimester the year prior. Information on application process is available at the Griffith Law School Organisation site on Learning@Griffith. Prerequisite: 5045LAW Public International Law.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

20 (20)

Study level


Student contribution band

Band 3

Usually available

Gold Coast Trimester 3Nathan Summer Semester 1Nathan Summer Semester 2Nathan Trimester 3

Course offerings and timetables


Key dates

Course start date
29 October 2018
Last day to add a course
11 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
25 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
23 December 2018

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Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Class
Class (70376) 29 October 2018 - 23 February 2019 This is a non-timetabled class. Please refer to the course profile for further information.