GWU and Georgetown Place 1st and 2nd in North American Regional Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition

April 12, 2010 at 10:30 am | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment

by Joanne Irene Gabrynowicz with the blog faculty

The North American round of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition was held at Georgetown Law Center in Washington, D.C. on Saturday April10, 2010. This year, the top two teams were George Washington University and  Georgetown. Georgetown was also awarded the F. Kenneth Schwetje Best Oralist Award and George Washington University was also awarded the Best Brief Award.

Competitors were from the United States and Canada also included Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law, Dayton, Florida State, Howard University, McGill University, University of Mississippi, University of Nebraska, and, Rutgers.

2010 Organizer: Milton L. “Skip” Smith

2010 Memorial/Brief Judges: S. Trepczynski, S. Doyle, R. Jarman, D. Rinehart, W. Wirin, and J. Spradling

2010 Oral Argument Judges: Dennis Burnett, Kevin McCreary, Laura Montgomery, George Robinson, Bob Stephens, Bob Youmans, Jay Steptoe, Marcia Smith, James Rendleman, Maria-Vittoria “Giugi” Carminati, and Jim Dunstan.

2010 Final Standings (Rank Order): 1. George Washington University; 2. Georgetown; 3. Dayton; 4. Howard University; 5. Florida State; 6. Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law.; 7. University of Mississippi; 8. McGill University; 9. University of Nebraska; 10. Rutgers University.

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