USC Law to represent PH for International Law Moot Court Competition

The University of San Carlos Cebu – College of Law (USC Law) has officially earned the spot to once again represent the Philippines in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, according to University of San Carlos Assistant VP for Academics Affair Attorney Joan Largo.

The 2022 DivinaLaw-UST Philippine Jessup Cup recently concluded with the University of the Philippines (UP) taking home the biggest awards, including the national championship for the fifth consecutive year. University of San Carlos (USC) also continued to impress, emerging as runner-up for the second straight year.

USC Law’s Chrisha Ver Romano-Weigel and Edward Dominic Emilio took the Top 3 and 5 Oralist spots respectively at the DivinaLaw-UST Philippine Jessup Cup.

Photo from International Law Students Association (ILSA) Website

Full list of winners for 2022 DivinaLaw-UST Philippine Jessup Cup:

National Champion: University of the Philippines

Runner-Up: University of San Carlos

Best Applicant Memorial: University of the Philippines

Best Respondent Memorial: University of the Philippines

Best Overall Memorial: University of the Philippines

Best Oralist – Championship Match: Aloysius Francis Bresnan (UP)

Top 10 Oralists:

1. Berenice Joanna Dela Cruz (UP)

2. Aloysius Francis Bresnan (UP)

3. Chrisha Ver Romano-Weigel (USC)

4. Czar Matthew Gerald Dayday (UP)

5. Edward Dominic Emilio (USC)

6. Maria Josefina Concio (ADMU)

7. Rachel Lois Gella (University of St. La Salle)

8. Claire Marie Rojas (University of Cebu – Banilad)

9. Vanessa Joy Matti (University of St. La Salle)

10. Adrian Gabriel Padilla (UP) and Isabelle Beatriz Ginez (ADMU) *tie

Photo from DivinaLaw Website

The USC Team has already represented the country last April 2021 and finished Top 4 out of 570 teams in the same competition. The Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition is considered as the Olympics of mooting and the world’s oldest, largest, and most prestigious mooting competition.

The University of the Philippines and the University of San Carlos will represent the Philippines in the global rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition this year.

Congratulations on your stellar performance, Carolinians!



Ram Mancelita
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