Law School Team Again Reaches Finals of Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition
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It is the second consecutive year the Law School’s team has advanced to the World Championship Final Round, and the third straight year Columbia has won the U.S. National Championship.
The Law School team of Jacob Johnston '12, Akshaya Kumar '12, Jennifer Lim '12, Benjamin Schrier '12, and James Wigginton '13 was selected to represent the U.S. at the international rounds after winning the Northeast U.S. Super Regional Championship in February.
From left, Jessup team members Akshaya Kumar, Ricardo Chirinos, Jennifer Lim, Jacob Johnston, James Wigginton, and Benjamin Schrier, seen here with judges from the quarter-final round won by the team.At the international rounds, the team was victorious against teams from Germany, New Zealand, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore and the U.S. before the final round.