The Jessup Team of the University of the Philippines College of Law won the top prize at the 2020 “After Jessup” International Moot Court Competition.
Beating the South African team in the finals, the UP Law Jessup team was declared the International Champions of the virtual tournament held via Zoom by the International Association of Law Schools.
Other national Jessup champion teams from different regions of the world also participated in the invitational event.
The winning team was led by Leslie Diane Torres with members Abelardo Hernandez, Anton Miguel Sison, Therese Ravina, and Bianca Isabella Ortiz. They were coached by UP Law professor Rommel Casis, who also served as moderator during the online competition, and assisted by Lee Edson Yarcia, Gemmo Fernandez, and Marianne Vitug.
Prior to the cancellation, the competition was originally scheduled on April 12-18 in Washington D.C., USA.
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