11/28/08

2009 Official Competition Schedule










THE 2009 PHILIP C. JESSUP INTERNATIONAL LAW
MOOT COURT COMPETITION
COMPETITION SCHEDULE
(revised September 9, 2008)

July 2008
Registration Opens.
August 2008
Release of Official Jessup Rules.(National Supplements will be
posted as they become available)
30 September 2008
Anticipated Release Date of the Jessup Compromis (The Problem).
October 2008
Release of First Batch of Basic Materials. The Basic Materials are a collection of research materials, designed to ensure that all teams, regardless of budget and access to information, start from the same position. All Basic Materials will be posted to the ILSA Jessup website.
20 October 2008
DEADLINE for Requests from Teams for Corrections and Clarifications to the Jessup Compromis. Requests must be sent to the ILSA Executive Office by email to clarifications@ilsa.org.
3 November 2008
DEADLINE for Registration for Schedule I Teams.
10 November 2008
Anticipated Release Date of Corrections and Clarifications to the Jessup Compromis.
28 November 2008
-DEADLINE for Registration for Schedule II and Schedule III Teams.
-DEADLINE for submitting Team Roster. This is the last day on which
teams may submit the names of their team members.
-DEADLINE for submitting Waiver Applications. This is the last day
on which teams with limited financial resources may apply for a
waiver/discount of the registration fee.
-DEADLINE for Eligibility Inquiries. This is the last day on which
individuals may request the Executive Director’s special
permission to compete under Official Rule 2.2.2.
-DEADLINE Basic Materials Suggestions. This is the last day on
which teams may suggest documents to be included in the Second
Batch of Basic Materials.
December 2008
Release of Second Batch of Basic Materials. The Second Batch of
Materials is based upon requests from teams and usually includes a
variety of treaties, caselaw, and secondary sources.
12 January 2009
-DEADLINE for Submission of Memorials. Memorials must be emailed to
the Regional/National Administrators and the ILSA Executive Office
via email in accordance with the Official Rules. Additional
submission requirements and earlier deadlines may be imposed by a
National Supplement to the Rules. It is the responsibility of
teams to know the submission requirements of their National Rules
Supplement, if any. Teams should contact their National
Administrator if they are unsure whether a National Rules
Supplement exists.
Jan – Feb 2009
REGIONAL AND NATIONAL ROUNDS. Dates for Regional and National
Competitions will be posted on the Jessup Website as they become available.
22 – 28 March 2009
SHEARMAN & STERLING INTERNATIONAL ROUNDS.
28 March 2009
SHEARMAN & STERLING JESSUP CUP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND.

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