The Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

The Jessup Competition is the world’s largest moot court competition and also the oldest one dedicated to international law. New York Law School has long participated in the Jessup competition. One team had even reached the semi-finals in the international tournament.

The Center for International Law has selected the following students to represent New York Law School at the 2017-18 competition:

  • Shan Chen 2L
  • Maverick James 2L
  • Nabeela Latif 2L
  • Victoria Lee 3L
  • Eleanor Spencer 3L


During the 2016-17 competition, the NYLS Jessup team members were (above from left to right):

  • Nicholas Luciano 2L
  • Jane Rosales 3L
  • Dorichel Rodriguez 3L
  • Tiffany Schneider 2L
  • Yonatan Hassin 2L

Our law school’s memorial placed 7th in the Northeast Region.

The team would like to extend their upmost gratitude to coaches Meggin Bednarczyk ’17, James Foster ’12, and Jeff Liu ’15 for their guidance and leadership as well as  to Carolyn Hasselmann of the Law Library for her expert research assistance.