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Jessup Moot Court Team


 Tryouts for the 2008 team will begin in September 2007 



The 2007 Penn Law Jessup Team (from left to right): Omar Pringle (2nd Respondent), Hayley McLorinan (2nd Applicant), Alasdair Henderson (1st Applicant), Misha Isaak (Of Counsel), Keola Whittaker (1st Respondent)


The Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court Tournament is the largest moot court tournament in the world. Over 500 teams from more than 80 countries compete to be one of about 100 teams invited to the International Rounds of the tournament.




More information about this year's problem and the Jessup tournament can be found here.


The Penn Jessup team had a successful year. At the Regional Rounds, Penn took First Place and also received an award for the best memorial. Alasdair Henderson took home the Fourth Place speaker award.

 The team's success continued at the International Rounds. After three grueling days of preliminary rounds, the team was ranked first of about 100 teams in the tournament. The team's combined score in preliminary rounds was the highest ever achieved in the history of Jessup preliminary rounds. 






Penn also brought home the following awards from the 

World Championship Rounds:


                          * Octafinalist Award (9th Place Team) (tie)

                          * Second Place Memorial

                          * Third Place Speaker, Keola Whittaker 

                            (1st Place U.S. Speaker)

                          * Eighth Place Speaker (tie), Alasdair Henderson

                            (4th Place U.S. Speaker)

                          * Eight Place Speaker (tie), Omar Pringle

                            (4th Place U.S. Speaker)


The 2007 Penn Jessup Team owes its success to support from: 

Deans Micheal Fitts and Gary Clinton, Professor William Burke-White, and Moot Court Board member, Jonathan Fortney.



The 2007 Penn Law Jessup International Moot Court team was sponsored by:







The team thanks its sponsors for their generous financial support