The International Law Students Association (ILSA) has announced the release of the 2016 Jessup Compromis. The case includes questions concerning 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.
Jessup is the world’s largest moot court competition, with participants from over 550 law schools in more than 80 countries. The Competition is a simulation of a fictional dispute between countries before the International Court of Justice, the judicial organ of the United Nations. One team is allowed to participate from every eligible school. Teams prepare oral and written pleadings arguing both the applicant and respondent positions of the case. Continue reading “The 2016 Jessup Compromis has been released!: The Case Concerning the Frost Files (Amestonia v. Riesland)”