The Armenian law students accomplished the Armenian National Round of the 2011 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. This was the 11th Jessup Competition held in the Republic of Armenia. The Law Foundation of Armenia, the Armenian Young Lawyers Association, and “LEGAL ALLIANCE” Law Firm were co-organizers of the Competition this year. The National Round was organized with the financial support of the US Embassy in Armenia. The Judicial Department of the Republic of Armenia assisted to organization of the Competition as well, and provided Court rooms in the Court of Cassation of the RA and in the Court of General Jurisdiction of Malatia-Sebastia Community of Yerevan to organize the Oral round of the competition.
As during the past years the competition met its objectives to enhance and deepen the knowledge of the law students in international law, familiarizing them with the international practice and education knowing and professional lawyers.
The Oral Round of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition was held on 12-13 February 2011. Four preliminary rounds and the semi-final rounds were held in the Court of General Jurisdiction of Malatia-Sebastia Community of Yerevan. The final round was held in the Red Court Room of the Court of Cassation of the Republic of Armenia.
Seven teams had applied for participation in the 2011Jessup Competition and received the materials of which six teams introduced their written memorials and participated in the Oral Round.
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