2017 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition


The Case Concerning the Sisters of the Sun

The Federation of the Clans of Atans (Applicant) and the Kindom of Rahad (Respondent) appeared before the International Court of Justice to address their differences in the Case Concerning the Sisters of the Sun. 

The case addressed transboundary aquifers, basic human rights including the rights to food and water, and what happens when arguable violations of those rights generate refugee outflows.

2017 Jessup Compromis


2017 Italian National Rounds

The 14th edition of the Italian National Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition took place in Verona, on 16-18 February 2017, hosted by Università di Verona.

8 teams competed in the 2017 Italian National Rounds, representing:

  • L.U.I.S.S. “Guido Carli” 
  • Università degli Studi di Milano 
  • Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II”
  • Università degli Studi Roma Tre 
  • Università di Messina
  • Università di Torino
  • Università di Trento 
  • Università di Verona

2017 Italian National Rounds - Results

Italian National Champion 2017 - L.U.I.S.S. "Guido Carli"

Runner-up - Università degli Studi Roma Tre

Best Oralist (Championship Round) - Angelica Pizzini - Università degli Studi Roma Tre

Best Oralist (Preliminary Rounds)

  1. Francesco Brunetti - LUISS Guido Carli
  2. Natalia Spataru - Università di Torino
  3. Camilla Tabarrini - Università degli Studi Roma Tre
  4. Cristina Rapagnà - LUISS Guido Carli 
  5. Alessandro Cuomo - Università degli Studi Roma Tre

Best Combined Memorials - Università degli Studi di Milano

Best New Team - Università di Verona