IAC 2009: Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition World Finals

October 19, 2009 at 10:57 am | Posted in Blogcast, Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment

by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty

The Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition World Finals, were held during the International Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space at the Solomon Law Park in Daejeon, Korea. The competing teams all displayed an impressive knowledge of the law and material during their arguments. The final round was judged by sitting judges of the ICJ and included H.E. Judge Addul Koroma, H.E. Judge Peter Tomka, and H.E. Judge Leonid Skotnikov.

The results were as follows:

1st Place – National Law School of India University – Raeesa Vakil, Abhimanyu George Jain, & Shwetank Ginodia; coached by Dr. Sairam Bhat

2nd Place – Georgetown University – Christina Calce & Lorinda Laryea; coached by Prof. Paul Larsen

3rd Place – University of Stathclyde – Emma Boffey, Laura Mackenzie, & Stephen Donnelly; coached by Aimee Asante

Best Brief: Georgetown University

Best Oralist: Raeesa Vakil

Congratulations to all the participants!!!

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