Screening of “ALL RISE” at PILnet’s Global Forum

This year, as part of the Global Forum, PILnet will be screening the documentary “ALL RISE”, a film about an International Law Moot Court Competition known as the “Jessup”. Participants of the forum as well as students of Budapest’s Central European University (where the screening will take place) are invited to join us on Tuesday 17 October, at 20:00.

How can international disputes be resolved in the courtroom rather than on the battlefield? “ALL RISE” brings this complex question into sharp and personalized focus through the journeys of seven passionate students of law from India, Israel, Jamaica, Palestine, Russia, Singapore, and Uganda to compete in the world championships in Washington, DC, of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (the “Jessup”), the world’s largest simulated court competition. Read more…