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UT Law to Host the 2006 Philip C. Jessup International Law
Moot Court Regional Competition

The University of Texas School of Law will host regional rounds for the 2006 Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition from February 16-18, 2006, in Austin, Texas. Fourteen teams will be competing for this regional championship. The winner of this region will compete in the Shearman & Sterling International Rounds from March 27th through April 1st in Washington, D.C.

The Jessup competition was first held in 1960. Jessup is administered by the International Law Students Association (ILSA) and is widely recognized as the largest and most prestigious international law moot court competition in the world. Last year, 543 teams from 85 countries participated in the competition worldwide and even more teams are expected this year. The University of Texas began competing in Jessup in 1962 and has held the World Championship Cup four times, more than any other U.S. team, and is tied with the National University of Singapore School of Law for the most world championships won by any law school.

For more information about the regional competition, please contact cbrandt@law.utexas.edu.