Past Competitions

 

Year

Hypothetical Case

Hypothetical Clarification

Questions & Answers

Bench Memorandum

First Place

Second Place

Winning Memorial(s)*

Best Orator(s)*

2015 Bolt et al. v. the Cardenal Republic
Q&A 2015 2015 Bench Memorandum

Universidade de São Paulo

Luisa Weichert and Bernardo de Souza Dantas Fico

Pontifícia Universidade Católica - Rio de Janeiro

Maria Luisa Saboya and Felipe Salathé Rogoginsky

Best Memorial for the State in English: Universiteit Gent

Best Memorial for the State in Spanish: Universidad Catolica Andres Bello

Best Memorial for the state in Portugese: Universidade Da Região De Joinville - UNIVILLE

Best Memorial for the Victims in English:
Loyola Law School Los Angeles

Best Memorial for the Victims in Spanish:
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana - Bogotá

Best Memorial for the Victims in Portugese:
FGV Direito Rio

Best Orator for the State in English:
Celina Toia (Université du Québec à Montréal)

Best Orator for the State in Spanish: Alejandra Paola Muñoz Cháves (Universidad Externado de Colombia)

Best Orator for the State in Portugese: Ana Caroline Lima Monteiro (Universidade Federal do Pará)

Best Orator for the Victim in English: Scott Mullings (The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus)

Best Orator for the Victim in Spanish: Héctor Esteban García García (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Facultad de Derecho)

Best Orator for the Victim in Portugese: Maria Luisa Saboya (Pontificia Universidade Católica - Rio de Janeiro)

Best Orator Overall: Alejandra Paola Muñoz Cháves (Universidad Externado de Colombia)

2014 Cristal Tovar v. Democratic Republic of Exclutia Q&A 2014 2014 Bench Memorandum

University of the West Indies, Cave Hill


Amanda Montague and Ori Kublalsingh

Universidade Federal da Paraíba - Centro de Ciências Jurídicas


Marcella Ribeiro d'Avila Lins and Daniel de Macedo Soares

Best Memorial for the State in English: Loyola Law School Los Angeles

Best Memorial for the State in Spanish: Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán

Best Memorial for the state in Portugese: Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo ( FDUSP)

Best Memorial for the Victims in English: Chicago-Kent College of Law

Best Memorial for the Victims in Spanish: Universidad Del Cauca- Colombia

Best Memorial for the Victims in Portugese: Centro Universitário Curitiba

Best Orator for the State in English: Jacquelyn Young (Loyola Law School Los Angeles)

Best Orator for the State in Spanish: Elard Ricardo Bolaños Salazar (Universidad de San Martín de Porres, Facultad de Derecho)

Best Orator for the State in Portugese: Julia Cunha Cruz (Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo (FDUSP))

Best Orator for the Victim in English: Amanda Montague (The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus)

Best Orator for the Victim in Spanish: Consuelo Navarro Pérez (Universidad Diego Portales)

Best Orator for the Victim in Portugese: Manoel Maurício Ramos Neto (Universidade Federal do Pará)

2013 Serafina Conejo Gallo and Adriana Timor v. Elizabetia Q&A 2013 2013 Bench Memorandum

Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)


Bernardo Kaiser and Paulo Henrique Tavares

Universidad De San Martin de Porres


Alexandra Cabrera Sánchez and Apodemio Paul Salcedo Paulino

Best Memorial for the State in English: University of San Diego School of Law

Best Memorial for the State in Spanish: Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)

Best Memorial for the state in Portugese: Universidade Federal da Paraíba - Faculdade de Direito 

Best Memorial for the Victims in English: University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

Best Memorial for the Victims in Spanish: Universidad De San Martin de Porres - Facultad de Derecho

Best Memorial for the Victims in Portugese: Faculdade de Direito da Fundação Escola Superior do Ministério Público

Best Orator for the State in English: Joëlle Blais  (Université du Québec à Montréal )

Best Orator for the State in Spanish: Juliana Maria Novoa Hernandez ( Pontificia Universidad Javeriana de Bogotá )

Best Orator for the State in Portugese: Bernardo Kaiser (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) )

Best Orator for the Victim in English: Stephanie Ewbank (University of the West Indies, Cave Hill )

Best Orator for the Victim in Spanish: Valentina Varela (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Cali )

Best Orator for the Victim in Portugese: Isabela Rodrigues (Universidade Federal do Pará )

2012 The Chupanky Community et al v. La Atlantis Q&A 2012 2012 Bench Memorandum

Universidad Marista de Merida A.C.


Montserrat Peniche Hijuelos and Maria Fernanda Fitzmaurice Cahluni

Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario


Natalia Suárez Sánchez and Natalia Mora-Arbelaez

Best Memorial for the State in English: University of San Diego

Best Memorial for the State in Spanish: Universidad Veracruzana

Best Memorial for the state in Portugese: Universidad Federal de Minas Gerais

Best Memorial for the Victims in English: Universiteit Gent

Best Memorial for the Victims in Spanish: Universidad Pontifica Boliviariana

Best Memorial for the Victims in Portugese: Universidade de São Paulo

Best Orator for the State in English: Gabriel Zalazar (University of Lucerne)

Best Orator for the State in Spanish: Maria Fernanda Fitzmaurice Cahluni (Universidad Marista de Merida A.C.)

Best Orator for the State in Portugese: Moacyr Miguel de Oliveira (Centro Universitário Toledo)

Best Orator for the Victim in English: Alexandra Bioc (West University of Timisoara)

Best Orator for the Victim in Spanish: Diana Marcela Torres Rojas (UNIVERSIDAD LIBRE, SECCIONAL BOGOTÁ)

Best Orator for the Victim in Portugese: João Victor Mendes de Oliveira (Faculdades Integradas Antônio Eufrásio de Toledo - Presidente Prudente)

2011 Richardson, Unzué et al. v. Juvenlandia Q&A 2011 2011 Bench Memorandum

Universidad Católica Andrés Bello

Rolando Ignacio Seijas and Manuel Andrés Casas

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Argentina

Karina Graciela Carpintero and Belen Eliana Donzelli

Best Memorial for the State in English: Université de Québec à Montréal

Best Memorial for the State in Spanish: Universidad Politécnica de Nicaragua (UPOLI)

Best Memorial for the State in Portuguese: Centro Universitário Newton Paiva

Best Memorial for the Victims in English: The John Marshall Law School

Best Memorial for the Victims in Spanish: Universidad Capitan General Gerardo Barrios

Best Memorial for the Victims in Portuguese: Universidade de Região de Joinville--Univille

Best Orator in English: Sarah Whitton Corstange (University of Maryland School of Law)

Best Orator in Spanish: Ianiv Garfunkel (Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de Buenos Aires)

Best Orator in Portuguese: Thiago Nascimento dos Reis (Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo)

2010 Radical Radio et al. v. Chirilagua Hypothetical Q&A 2010 Bench Memorandum

Universidad Diego Portales

Valentina Maturana & Sylvana Mariangel

Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo

Freddy Elias Cabrera & José Angel Alcántara

Best Memorial in English: Western State University College of Law

Best Memorial in Spanish: Universidad Nacional del Sur

Best Memorial in Portuguese: Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Best Orator in English: Veronica Yuspraikh Aragon (Loyola Law School Los Angeles )

Best Orator in Spanish: Karina Andrea Dubinsky (Universidad de Buenos Aires )

Best Orator in Portuguese: Andréa Bandeira de Melo Schettini (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro)

Best Bilingual Orator: Karina Andrea Dubinsky (Universidad de Buenos Aires )

2009

Rosalie Fournier and Bruno Tamba v. Tynalandia Hypo Q & A 2009 Bench Memorandum

Universidad Veracruzana (Mexico)

Luis Eliud Tapia Olivares & Gabriela Carreón Lee

Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Venezuela)

Eduardo Trujillo & Manuel Polanco H.

University of the West Indies - Faculty of Law (Western Caribbean Team)

Kamille Adair & Allia Leith

René Gayle

University of the West Indies - Faculty of Law
(Eastern Caribbean Team)

2008 Arizmendi et al. v. Chuqui Hypo Q & A 2008 Bench Memorandum

Universidad San Martin de Porres (Peru)

Hugo Torres Armas & Jenny Isabel Vento Curi

Universidad de la Sabana Facultad de Derecho (Colombia)

María del Pilar Gutierrez & Jose Emilio Lemus Mesa

American University Washington College of Law

Neil Pandey-Jorrin & Sabrina Jawed

Alecia Johns

University of the West Indies - Faculty of Law
(Western Caribbean Team)

2007 Rosa Luna v. Republic of Azar Hypo Q & A 2007 Bench Memorandum Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (Argentina)
Romina Laura Ronda & Analía Laura Zanessi
Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario (Colombia)
Ana Maria Navarrete Frias & Carlos Mauricio Lopez Cardenas

Howard University School of Law

Amanda M. Igbani & Lynettra D. Artis

Erin Overturf

Washington College of Law

2006 Juana Olin vs. Iberoland Hypo Q & A 2006 Bench Memorandum

Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (Argentina)


Andrés Javier Rousset Siri & Daniel Enrique Rodríguez Infante

Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)


Alejandro Jiménez & Polonia Forero

Thomas Jefferson School of Law (USA)

Christie Edwards & Michael Lee

Prince Waite

University of the West Indies

2005 Blanco and others vs. Republic of Belor Hypo Q&A 2005 Bench Memorandum

Pontificia Universidad Javariana

Alberto Mario Páez Bastidas & María Alejandra Brijaldo Acosta

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Daniel Lopes Cerqueira & Fabrício Araújo Prado

Hamline University School of Law

Katie J. Thoenness & Rebecca L. Woltjers

Radia Turay

Syracuse University College of Law

2004 CINE, FELANUMA et al vs. State of Esmeralda Hypo Q&A 2004 Bench Memorandum

University of West Indies

Ky-Ann Lee & Conway Blake

Universidad de los Andes

María José Veramendi Villa & Paula Andrea Avila Guillén

Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Abbey Jean Noel & James Fife

Conway Blake

University of West Indies

2003 Valencia et al vs. Liberté Hypo Q&A 2003 Bench Memorandum

Universidad Externado de Colombia

Nicolás Carrillo Santarelli & Manuel Yasser Paez Ramirez

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Mónica Inés Hernández Gómez & Juana Inés Acosta López

Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Veda Tavakkoly & Erin Schaad


University of West Indies #1

Westmin James & Maurice Tomlinson

Dale Staple

University of West Indies #2

2002 Williams et al vs. State of Buenaventura Hypo Q&A 2002 Bench Memorandum Universidad Nacional de Colombia Universidad La Salle, AC

American University Washington College of Law

Megan Hagler & Francisco Rivera


University of West Indies #2

Natasha Kelshell & John Heath

Natasha Kelshall

University of West Indies #2

2001 Pagura Workers' Union et al vs. Alta Caledonia Hypo Q&A 2001 Bench Memorandum

Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Facultad de Derecho, Ciencias Políticas y Sociales

Jomary Liz Ortegón Osorio & Oscar Javier Parra Vera

Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Facultad de Jurisprudencia

Oswaldo Zavala-Giler & Xavier Flores Aguirre

Gonzaga University

Rondi Thorp & Jodi Thorp


Hamline University

Jennifer Stanfield & Terja Bouvin

Jennifer Stanfield

Hamline University

2000 Victoria Riel Guevara et al vs. Alboria Hypo Q&A  

Universidad Externado de Colombia

Julia María Rubiano de la Cruz & Carolina Duque Torres

Universidad Nacional de Tucumán

Valentina García Salemi & Fernanda Doz Costa

N/A N/A
1999 Alejandro Pérez ("Alejandro Mayta") vs. the Republic of Miranda Hypo Q&A 1999 Bench Memorandum

Universidad Nacional de Tucumán

Anibal Anaquin & Vanessa Isabel Lucero

Universidad de Buenos Aires

Vanesa Gabriela Borgoña & Julio Bacio Terracino

Northwestern University

Michael Jason Cunningham & Monica Llorente

N/A
1998 Rómulo Estrada vs. Ithaka Hypo Q&A 1998 Bench Memorandum

Universidad de Buenos Aires

Leonardo G. Filippini & Maria Cecilia Piñeiro

University of Florida College of Law

Rusten Hurd & Cynthia Lee

N/A

Wendy Cuellar

Université du Québec à Montréal

1997 Cecilia Herold et al vs. Pacifica Hypo Q&A  

Universidad Nacional de Tucumán

Maria Elisa Gallo & Aldo Federico Caliari

Universidad Nacional de la Plata

Mria Isabel Racciardi & Pablo Trevisan

Universidad Nacional de Tucumán

Maria Elisa Gallo & Aldo Federico Caliari

Northeastern University

Angelina Castro & Susana SáCouto


Washington College of Law

Michelle Domke & Alexandra Wisotsky

Universidad Nacional de Tucumán

Aldo Federico Caliari

1996 Sybille Olivera vs. Marelle Hypo Q&A  

Universidad Diego Portales

Nicolas Espejo Yaksic & Alvaro Jana Linetzky

University of Maryland

Mike Stoghill & Fernando Carpio


Hamline University

Colleen Beebe & Claudia Saavedra

   


* The awards were not distributed in the same way each year. In English unless otherwise noted (Best Orators and Memorials in Spanish and Portuguese for years prior to 2010 are listed on the awards page of each respective language).