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Geraldine Moser Tuesday, 07 October 2014 13:38

Results of the 2014 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition

At the 65th International Astronautical Congress in Toronto the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) organized the Final Rounds of the 2014 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition.

The World Finals, on 2 October 2014, were judged by three sitting Members of the International Court of Justice (ICJ): H.E. Judge Leonid Skotnikov, H.E. Judge Xue Hanqin and H.E. Judge Joan E. Donoghue.

The result of the 2014 Competition was as follows:

  •          Winner: National Law University, Delhi, India
  •          Best Memorials: Florida State University, Tallahassee, United States
  •          Best Oralist: Mr. Linesh Lalwani, National Law University
  •          Runner-up: Florida State University, Tallahassee, United States
  •          Semi-Finalists:
    •    Obafemi Awolowo University, City of Ile-Ife, Nigeria
    •    University of Paris Sud, Paris, France

The Problem was written by Prof. Dr. Mahulena Hofmann, Czech Republic, with assistance from Mr. James Rendleman, United States.

For more information on the IISL:

Website: http://www.iislweb.org

For more information on the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court:

Website: http://www.iislweb.org/lachsmoot/