2016 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

The Case Concerning the Frost Files

The State of Amestonia (Applicant) and the Republic of Riesland (Respondent) appeared before the International Court of Justice to address their differences in the Case Concerning the Frost Files. 

The case addressed the legality of mass surveillance programs, the expropriation of property allegedly used in such programs and the international legal consequences of cyberattacks attributable to states. 

2016 Jessup Compromis

2016 Italian National Rounds

The 14th edition of the Italian National Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition took place in Torino, on 18-20 February 2016, hosted by Università di Torino.

9 teams competed in the 2016 Italian National Rounds, representing:

  • International University College of Torino
  • L.U.I.S.S. “Guido Carli” 
  • Università degli Studi di Milano 
  • Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II”
  • Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza" 
  • Università degli Studi Roma Tre 
  • Università di Teramo
  • Università di Torino
  • Università di Verona

2016 Italian National Rounds - Results

Italian National Champion 2016 - L.U.I.S.S. "Guido Carli"

Runner-up - Università di Torino

Best Oralist (Championship Round) - Sara Castegini - L.U.I.S.S. "Guido Carli"

Best Oralist (Preliminary Rounds)

  1. Flavio Proietti - Università degli Studi Roma Tre
  2. Maria Teresa Lanari - Università degli Studi Roma Tre
  3. Elisabetta Pesante - Università di Torino
  4. (4th-tie) Alessandro Boscaini - Università di Verona 
  5. (4th-tie) Sara Castegini - L.U.I.S.S. "Guido Carli"

Best Combined Memorials - Università degli Studi Roma Tre

Best New Team - L.U.I.S.S. "Guido Carli" (Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II", 2nd ranked among the new teams, will partecipate as Exhibition Team to the International Rounds)