The Philip C. Jessup Team


Kardan University in coordination with the International Law Students Association (ILSA) is pleased to announce its Jessup Team for the year 2019. This team which is a combination of four law students have been formed through a Try-out selection process which will represent Kardan in the coming national rounds which will be held in Kabul-Afghanistan and the international rounds annual being held in Washington, D.C. United States of America.

Kardan University is Afghanistan’s the first private institution participating in this moot court which is the world's largest moot court competition, with participants from over 680 law schools in 100 countries and jurisdictions. The Competition is a simulation of a fictional dispute between countries before the International Court of Justice, the judicial organ of the United Nations. One team is allowed to participate from every eligible school. Teams prepare oral and written pleadings arguing both the applicant and respondent positions of the case.

Tamim Asoulmal

“Jessup helps me to promote my legal knowledge and having widespread studies in international law context. It is a big platform where I can experience extreme professionalism, pursue my own professional desires and more importantly pitching in for having invaluable experience in international matters. I have a feeling of excitement and extremely glad to have Jessup experience as law school student.”

Mohammad Nasir Rahmani

“Jessup is a real world experience that can’t be matched, where your hard-work, dedication and efforts pay off and makes it an opportunity of a life TIME.”

Asil Zarang

“As a participant of Jessup Moot Court, I am passionately reading the compromis, researching laws, statutes, international conventions, case laws, commentaries and other legal resources to bridge the gap between the arguments I make. This adds to my legal knowledge and enhances my understanding of the international law which is my favorite field.”

Mehr Mursal Amiri

“I am very excited of being a Jessup Team Member, as far as I know Jessup is the world’s most prestigious and oldest moot court competition, through which, we could learn a lot from experienced coaches, mentors, judges, practitioners and other participating students. In few words, Jessup will be a ground of changes in my legal career.”

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