IAC Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition

October 6, 2008 at 7:50 am | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment

by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty

This is part of a series of posts done from the 59th Astronautical Congress and the 51st Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space. The wrap-up has links to all the posts.

The finals for the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition were held last week in Glasgow during the 51st Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space. The final ROund was Judged by His Excellency Judge Abdul Koroma and His Excellency Judge Peter Tomka (both of the International Court of Justice) and Professor Francis Lyall. The results are as follows:

1st Place:
University of News South Wales: Madeline Ellicot, Tamara Phillips, and Katrina Taylor
This team won the newly formed Lee Love Award, and Ms. Ellicot won the Sterns and Tennen Award for Best Oralist.

2nd Place:
University of Augsburg: Christian Odehnal, Melanie Ortlieb, and Maximilian Widmann
This team won the Eilene M. Galloway Award for Best Written Brief.

3rd Place:
Georgetown University: Jonathan Reisman and Robert Gajarsa

Next years problem, Case concerning the Deployment and Use of Force in Low Earth Orbit (Fornjot v Telesto), is already available.

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