Dr. Michelle Limenta participates as Judge in John H. Jackson Moot Court Competition Asia-Pacific Rounds

The John H. Jackson Moot Court competition, previously known as the European Law Students Association (ELSA) Moot Court competition, is a prestigious simulated hearing of the WTO dispute settlement system where law students from all over the world prepare and analyze a case concerning international trade-related issues and plead their arguments on behalf of the Complainant and Respondent before a panelist of WTO and trade law experts and legal practitioners. The competition begins in the regional rounds, including the European Rounds, West and South Asia Rounds, Asia-Pacific Rounds, etc.

As the panelist in the preliminary and semi-final rounds, Dr. Michelle Limenta was chosen to judge the teams participating in the 2020 Asia-Pacific Rounds, as well as the preliminary rounds to the West and South Asia Rounds to the John H. Jackson Moot Court competition in terms of the quality of arguments, knowledge of the law, creativity in applying and narrating the facts of the case. The teams presenting before Dr. Michelle Limenta came all the way from Philippines and Singapore, and was said to have shown high quality of legal knowledge, advocacy skill and creativity in twisting the facts of the case in ways that comes as beneficial to their side. Impressed with the continuously increasing quality of teams participating in the John H. Jackson Moot Court competition each year.