The University of Jordan (UJ) President Prof. Azmi Mahafzah on Tuesday, May 10, received and honored students who participated and won the second place at the Third Arab Moot Court competition last month.
Law students Sufian Nawaiseh, Bara’a Farahat, Hadeel Mughrabi and Rani Naber were handed recognition awards by the president in presence of Vice President Prof. Musa Al Lozi, Dean of the Faculty of Law Dr. Mahasen Al- Jaghoub, and their supervisor Dr. Ashraf Al Adwan.
The competition, kicked off on April 17 and continued for a week at Omani Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), included a simulation of the courtroom and how students argue, and how they act as prosecutor and defendant .
Commending the achievement, Mahafzah congratulated the team and encouraged them to keep up such excellent work in the future.
11universities from Gulf and Arab countries took part at the competition, including Qatar, Morocco, Egypt, Kuwait, UAE, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Iraq and Palestine take part at the competition.
The competition aims at encouraging the study of law and benefiting from the experiences of professors and arbitrators who take part with their teams. The competition also aims at promoting the culture of arbitration in commercial disputes and enhancing networking among participants.
The team argued criminal cases that involved forgery, human trafficking, drug trafficking, and money laundering. Hadeel Mughrabi was named the best oral advocate.