The University of Petra won the Fifth National Moot Court Competition Cup for Jordanian Universities for the year 2021/2022 out of sixteen public and private Jordanian universities that participated in this prominent event. Accordingly, the University of Petra has qualified to represent the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in the next Regional Moot Court Competition to be held later in Cairo in 2022.
The President of the University of Petra, Prof. Marwan M. Muwalla, congratulated the Faculty of Law, its students, and its teaching and administrative staff on the extraordinary results that they have achieved in this competition, especially that the Faculty of Law has won the competition cup for the second time in a row. Prof. Muwalla further expressed his wishes and support for the Faculty of Law team, which consisted of Dr. Omar A’mar, Dr. Kamal Jamal Alawamleh and the students; Heba Abhis, Somaya Joudeh, Farouk Alhunaiti and Yasmine Awad.
This competition was organized in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Jordanian Judicial Institute. The competition was judged by a group of civilian and military Judges from the various courts of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, as well as a group of specialized lawyers. Sixteen Jordanian universities participated in this competition, namely the University of Jordan, Mutah University, Yarmouk University, Al al-Bayt University, Al-Hussein bin Talal University, Al-Isra University, the Middle East University, the University of Applied Sciences, Al-Ahliyya Amman University, the University of Islamic Sciences, Ajloun National University, Irbid Private University, Jerash University, Amman Arab University, Zarqa University and the University of Petra.