UST to host PH round of largest int’l debate competition
The 5th DivinaLaw Philippine National Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition will be held on Feb. 22-24, 2018, at University of Santo Tomas (UST).
The Jessup competition is the world’s largest and oldest moot court event for law students that addresses timely issues in public international law in the context of a hypothetical legal dispute between nations.
The nine competing teams are defending champion Ateneo de Manila University, Far Eastern University-Institute of Law, San Beda College-College of Law, University of San Carlos, University of San Jose-Recoletos, University of the Philippines, University of Santo Tomas, Lyceum of the Philippines University-College of Law and Saint Louis University.
The champion will bring home P50,000 and represent the country in the White and Case International Rounds in Washington on April 1 to 7.
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