Participants (lawyers) are asked to submit one electronic copy of their summary of pleadings .

The summary of pleadings must contain the following parts, in the following order:

  • Cover page
  • Questions presented
  • Summary of pleadings

The front cover must have the following information: name of the court, name and edition of the competition, name of the case, name of the participants and position in the trial, university.

Papers should not normally exceed 1000 words and must respect the following format: font Times New Roman, size 12, margins top, bottom, left, right – 2.5cm, line spacing – 1.5.

The footnotes shall only include references to books, articles etc. They shall not include explanations to the main text (sentences).

  • Correct footnote: Janis, Kay and Bradley (2008), p. 19.
  • Correct reference: Janis, Mark W./ Kay, Richard S./ Bradley, Anthony W., European Human Rights Law: Text and Materials, 3rd edition, Oxford University Press, 2008.

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