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Updated at: Aug 15, 2016

Guidelines for the Moot Court Competition

Written Submission:

Each team is expected to prepare:
Legal submissions, not more than 2 pages of A4
Technical analysis, no more than 2 pages of A4
Font: times Roman; font size: 12
Top and bottom margin: 1 inch
Side margins: 1 inch
Reason: to prevent people from writing a great deal and to use the technical means to increase the number of words on a page

For submission of the documents for the Moot Court on Friday, would you please e-mail the documents to:


Please submit the documents by July 7th at 1:00 PM at the latest. Please do not forget to include at the very least the group number and the names of all the group members.

First round:

Group 1 v Group 6
Group 3 v Group 4
Group 5 v Group 2

1 judge and 1 expert lay assessor to support the judge

Each team will have a maximum of 25 minutes to make submissions and ask questions from the opposing party

Permit team to speak; judge only to interrupt if things slow down or a problem occurs or time is running out

Final Round:

1 team represents Estonia

1 team represents the USA

1 team is amicus for the International Bar Association [the amicus team to be decided by drawing a number out of a hat]

3 teams out in the first round become official international observers, where 1 team represents UNODC, 1 team represents INTERPOL, 1 team represents the International Association of Prosecutors (Global Prosecutors E-Crime Network (GPEN) http://www.iap-association.org/GPEN/Home.aspx

2 judges

Judges to be slightly more interactive if necessary

Useful links:

ACPO Good Practice Guide for Digital Evidence (v5, March 2012)), - direct link http://library.college.police.uk/docs/acpo/digital-evidence-2012.pdf

Link to this and other materials: https://www.app.college.police.uk/app-content/investigations/linked-reference-material/

The draft Convention on Electronic Evidence