- Each Memorandum shall contain the following parts:
a. Cover Page;
b. Table of Contents;
c. List of Authorities;
d. Statement of Facts;
f. Conclusion/Prayer for Relief.
- A Memorandum may contain additional parts at the discretion of each team.
- Teams are prohibited to provide any indication of their school or country of origin.
- The total length of the Statement of Facts and Arguments parts each Memorandum, including footnotes, should not exceed 8,000 words.
- The Memoranda shall be composed in compliance with the following formatting requirements:
a. paper size: A4, layout vertical;
b. font style: Times New Roman;
c. font size: 12;
d. footnotes font size: 10;
e. margins: 2.54 cm;
f. line spacing: 1.5.
- The paragraphs of the Statements of Facts and Arguments shall be numerated in Arabic numerals.
- The Memoranda shall be written in formal English. Teams are allowed to use common Latin maxims and foreign terms.
- The front cover of each Memorandum shall contain the following information:
a. The Individual Number of the Team in the upper right-hand corner;
b. The name of the court;
c. The year of the Competition;
d. The title of the document (i.e., Memorandum for Claimant or Respondent).
- The List of Authorities shall contain all legal sources cited in any part of a Memorandum.
- The footnotes shall only include references to the authorities. No quotations or arguments shall be included in the footnotes.
- Teams are not allowed to include excessive quotations to their Memoranda. The maximum length of a quotation is two lines.
- Direct quotation from the sources is not allowed. When referring to a quote in a case, article or textbook, the team shall paraphrase the quote with their own words.
- Endnotes of any kind are not allowed in the text of the pleading or the footnotes.
- Acceptable citation formats: APA, MLA. Style of referencing in the footnotes should be unified for both memoranda of a team.
- Each memorandum shall be saved and submitted as a single and separate document (.doc/.docx/.pdf).
- The narratives of the pleading shall show coherence and cohesion.
- Any breach of the rules mentioned above will lead to penalty points in accordance with Unified Evaluation Criteria.