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Moot Court Research Help

This guide provides general resources that can be helpful for moot court teams and individual resources for each moot team at Boston College Law.

General Information

Jessup Materials

The International Law Students Association has a comprehensive collection of information about the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition. The links below might be helpful starting points.

  • Jessup History
    Includes information about past competitions with problems and rules.
  • Jessup Home
    Rules, schedules, and other resources for teams.
  • ILSA Publications
    Information and links to: ILSA Quarterly Magazine, ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law, Jessup Compendium, ILSA Guide to International Law Moot Court Competitions, etc.
  • Philip C. Jessup Library on HeinOnline
    Includes: International Law Students Association (ILSA) publications and Jessup International Moot Court Competition Compendiums

Read Your Record

All legal research should start with an analysis of the legal issues. Read your record to find out:

  • what issues are involved;
  • what legal principles you need to learn more about; and
  • what major cases the lower court relied upon.

Research Guides