On February 9, 2019, teams from Baku State University and Academy of State Customs Committee will compete in oral rounds to find out the best team that will represent Azerbaijan in the international rounds. Oral rounds will be held in ADA University and the winning team will visit Washington D.C. to participate in the international rounds of Jessup in March.

Oral rounds, being the most competitive, breathtaking, and at the same time exciting part of the competition, is an arena where teams put all their litigation, persuasion and advocacy skills for the sake of a fictional state they represent before the International Court of Justice. It is worth to remind that previous Azerbaijani National Round of Jessup was held 13 years before, making this year’s National Round much more worthwhile to attend.

Jessup case, standing out each year with emphasizing emerging and vital legal issues, this year addresses the following international legal matters:

  • Appropriation of traditional knowledge for commercial purposes;
  • State responsibility for obligations and human rights violations of corporations.

Here is the information about Sponsors, Supporters, and Partners:
Gold Sponsor: AtaBank
Bronze Sponsor: GRATA International

Organizer: AAA – The US-Educated Azerbaijani Alumni Association
Media Partner: Azərbaycan Respublikasının Vəkillər Kollegiyası-Azerbaijani Bar Association
Organizational Support: MGB Law Offices
Academic Partner: ADA University

International Organizer: International Law Students Association
Global Sponsors: White & Case LLP & International Bar Association

Please fill and submit the following form if you want to participate in the Final Round to be held in ADA University, on February 9, 2019. Due to the limited number of places, only people who got confirmation will be able to attend the Final Round.

Registration form:


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