Tryout Process

**Update: the dates for the brief submission & oral presentation have been updated as shown below**

The Jessup 2023 Tryout: Tryout to join International Moot Court Honor Society and to compete in the Jessup International Law Moot Court competition in the Spring. After four years of virtual competitions, ILSA announced that the Jessup 2023 international rounds will be held in person in Washington DC! 

To tryout, students are required to prepare:

  1. A short brief of no more than three (3) pages arguing one of the issues from the position of either the applicant or the respondent; and 
  2. An informal oral argument of no more than 8 minutes arguing the same position.

The tryout materials are found here.

Please submit the brief to by 11:59pm on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. The due date has been extended to Monday, September 5, 2022.

An informal oral argument will be scheduled between 4pm and 6pm either on Thursday, September 08 and September 09, 2022. We will inform you with your scheduled time.


To express interest, fill out this Google form