Price Media Moot & John H Jackson Moot criteria up

If you wish to be considered for either the Price Media Moot or the John H. Jackson Moot, please follow the criteria laid out below:

Please note the deadline for submissions for both is 16th October at 5pm

Price Media

The Price Moot is a prestigious, international mooting competition focusing on issues of freedom of expression. It utilises authorities primarily from the realm of international law. Read more about the experience of last year's team via Lawbore Future Lawyer.


First, familiarise yourself with the Price Moot competition case and competition rules for 2019/20.

Prepare a “Memorial” (written pleading), making submissions on behalf of the appellant, X, only, in respect of Issue C only: “Whether Surya’s prosecution and conviction of X violated his rights under article 19 of the ICCPR.”

  • Your Memorial must adhere to the formatting rules specified in the Price Moot rules 5.5.3 and 5.5.12.
  • You should not include all of the categories of information required by rule 5.5.2, but must include: (a) a summary of your argument(s) (max 340 words), and (b) your full argument(s) (max 1,660 words). These word limits must be strictly adhered to.
  • Your Memorial must include your name and email address.

Each entrant must submit their own, unique Memorial for consideration. Four entrants will be selected to represent City University as a team in the Price Media Moot. Selection will be based on the criteria for judging Memorials specified in the Price Moot competition rules.

Memorials must be submitted as word document attachments sent by email to Emily Allbon, and must be received by the deadline specified above.


John H Jackson

The John H. Jackson Moot Court in WTO Law is a global competition organized by the European Law Students’ Association (ELSA). The simulated proceeding is based on the dispute settlement system of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The teams prepare and analyze a fictive case tackling key legal questions of international economic law in the fields of trade in goods and services.You can read about the experience of last year's City team on Lawbore Future Lawyer.


"The SPS Agreement tries to sort out genuine cases from those that are potentially excuses for protectionism."

Based on the given facts, explain what some of the interpretive challenges and constraints are with the applicability and application of the SPS Agreement.

1500 word limit - please send your applications to Emily Allbon.

Emily Allbon -

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