JESSUP MOOT

LAW5JMT

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students are provided the opportunity to enhance their research, writing and advocacy skills through participation in the Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. The competition is a prestigious international moot involving Law students from various parts of the world. To advance to the international stage of the competition students must prepare written legal arguments and participate in the oral advocacy mooting competition against other Australian Law schools.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMagda Karagiannakis

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites LAW5PIL and approval of Law School Director of the Postgraduate (Coursework) Programs

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsVarious readings will be provided via the LMSRecommendedVariousVarious

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop expert skills in making legal arguments for a competitive international law mooting competition

Activities:
Mooting; Written Memorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

02. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of general principles of international law and litigation before the International court of Justice

Activities:
Mooting; Written Memorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

03. Develop astute skills in presenting oral arguments persuasively

Activities:
Mooting; Written Memorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2019, Week 35-13, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment size4

Enrolment information Managed by Law School Enrolment by application only

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMagda Karagiannakis

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 35
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day in week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 35
One 14.0 days practical per study period on weekdays in week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Mooting (2,500 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03
Written Memorials (2,500 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03

City Campus, 2019, Summer 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment size4

Enrolment information Managed by Law School Enrolment by application only

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMagda Karagiannakis

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 02 - 07
One 1.0 hours collaborative based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 02 to week 07 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Mooting (2,500 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03
Written Memorials (2,500 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03