Past Competitions

 
Year
Hypothetical Case
Hypothetical Clarification

Questions & Answers
Bench Memorandum
First Place
Second Place
Winning Memorial(s)*
Best Orator(s)*
2017
Case of Ricardo Madeira et al. v. Republic of Zircondia Q&A 2017 2017 Bench Memorandum
Universidad Externado de Colombia
Andrea Yulieth Lloreda Flores and María Camila Vega Salazar
Universidad de San Martín de Porres
Sarah Fernanda Meneses Pajuelo and Jheimy Leonardo Ubillús Segura
Best Memorial for the State in English: University of the West Indies, Cave Hill  
Best Memorial for the State in Spanish: Universidad de La Sabana  
Best Memorial for the State in Portuguese: Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo
Best Memorial for the Victims in English: Chicago-Kent College of Law
Best Memorial for the Victims in Spanish: Universidad del Magdalena
Best Memorial for the Victims in Portuguese: Escola Superior Dom Helder Câmara
Best Orator for the State in English: Matthew Walker (University of the West Indies, Cave Hill)
Best Orator for the State in Spanish: Melisa Kineret Szlajen (Universidad de Buenos Aires Facultad de Derecho)
Best Orator for the State in Portugese: Malu Stanchi Carregosa (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio))
Best Orator for the Victim in English: Maurice Bumbu (University of San Diego School of Law)
Best Orator for the Victim in Spanish: Diego Nicolás Rallo (Universidad Nacional de Cuyo)
Best Orator for the Victim in Portugese: Gabriela Sacoman Kszan (Universidade Federal do Paraná)

Best Orator Overall:  Diego Nicolás Rallo (Universidad Nacional de Cuyo)
2016
Universidad Sergio Arboleda
Silvana Puccini Montoya and Yessika Morales
Faculdade de Direito da Fundação Escola Superior do Ministério Público
Ana Carolina Campara Brittes and Fernanda Madalosso Guimarães
Best Memorial for the State in English: University of Lucerne
Best Memorial for the State in Spanish: Universidad Popular del Cesar
Best Memorial for the Victims in English: The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus
Best Memorial for the Victims in Spanish: Universidad Católica de Santa María
Best Memorial for the Victims in Portuguese: Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo (FDUSP)
Best Orator for the State in English:
Chriska Francois (University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law)
Best Orator for the State in Spanish: Laura Dib (Universidad Metropolitana)
Best Orator for the State in Portugese: Luan Silva Seminario (Universidade Federal do Amazonas)
Best Orator for the Victim in English: Michele Lambert (University of Baltimore School of Law)
Best Orator for the Victim in Spanish: Silvana Puccini Montoya (Universidad Sergio Arboleda)
Best Orator for the Victim in Portugese: Bruna Brilhante Pelluso (Fundação Getúlio Vargas Direito Rio)

Best Orator Overall:  Laura Dib (Universidad Metropolitana)
2015
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
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
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 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
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
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
Universidad Diego Portales
Valentina Maturana & Sylvana Mariangel
Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo
Freddy Elias Cabrera & José Angel Alcántara
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
Universidad Veracruzana (Mexico)
Luis Eliud Tapia Olivares & Gabriela Carreón Lee
Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Venezuela)
Eduardo Trujillo & Manuel Polanco H.
Kamille Adair & Allia Leith
René Gayle
University of the West Indies - Faculty of Law
(Eastern Caribbean Team)
2008
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
Neil Pandey-Jorrin & Sabrina Jawed
Alecia Johns
University of the West Indies - Faculty of Law
(Western Caribbean Team)
2007
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
Amanda M. Igbani & Lynettra D. Artis
Erin Overturf
Washington College of Law
2006
Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (Argentina)

Andrés Javier Rousset Siri & Daniel Enrique Rodríguez Infante
Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)

Alejandro Jiménez & Polonia Forero
Christie Edwards & Michael Lee
Prince Waite
University of the West Indies
2005
Pontificia Universidad Javariana
Alberto Mario Páez Bastidas & María Alejandra Brijaldo Acosta
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Daniel Lopes Cerqueira & Fabrício Araújo Prado
Katie J. Thoenness & Rebecca L. Woltjers
Radia Turay
Syracuse University College of Law
2004
University of West Indies
Ky-Ann Lee & Conway Blake
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