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FAQ

General Information

Who is Susan J. Ferrell?

Please read Susan Jane Ferrell's biography.

When will the Compromis be released?

The Compromis is released in September every year. The specific release date of the Compromis for the current season can be found in the Schedule.

When is the deadline for submitting Memorials?

Memorials must be submitted by the memorial submission deadline indicated in the Schedule. Memorials must be mailed to St. Thomas University School of Law in accordance with the Official Rules. It is the responsibility of teams to know the submission requirements.

Eligibility & Participation

Which schools are eligible to participate in the S.J. Ferrell Competition?

All accredited law schools in the United States and abroad are eligible to participate in the Susan J. Ferrell Intercultural Human Rights Moot Court Competition. Please see the Official Rules for more detailed information regarding eligibility.

Which students are eligible to participate on a S.J. Ferrell Team?

To qualify, a student must be enrolled in a J.D. or an LL.M. program, or their equivalents, at the institution of whose team he or she will be a member. Students in fields other than law are not eligible to compete.

How many students may participate on each S.J. Ferrell Team?

Each Team is required to have between two (2) and five (5) members. For more information, please see the Official Rules.

Registering for Competition

How can my Team register for the Susan J. Ferrell Competition?

  1. Complete the Susan J. Ferrell Registration Form by the deadline specified in the Official Schedule.
  2. Complete payment of the Registration Fee by the deadline specified in the Official Schedule.

What is the deadline for Team Registration?

All registration deadlines can be found in the Official Schedule.

How much is the Registration Fee?

Registration Fee information is located on the Susan J. Ferrell Registration Form.

What currency should I use to pay the Registration Fee?

The registration fee must be paid in U.S. Dollars.

What form of payment should I use to pay the Registration Fee?

Acceptable forms of payment include a check, money order, or credit card.