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2009 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition

The 2009 competition had over 40 teams participating across all three regions.

The world semi-final was held on 13 October 2009 between the National Law School of India University (India) and University of Strathclyde (United Kingdom). The world final was held on 15 October 2009 at the Solomon Law Park, Daejeon, Korea.

The 2009 problem, Case Concerning the Deployment and Use of Force in Low Earth Orbit (Fornjot v Telesto), was written by Ricky J. Lee (Australia).

For more information about the competition, please visit the dedicated website at http://www.iislweb.org/lachsmoot.


Winner, Lee Love Award

National Law School of India University (India)
Shwetank Ginodia, Abhimanyu George Jain and Raeesa Vakil
Coached by Dr. Sairam Bhat

Runner-Up

Georgetown University (United States)
Christina Calce and Lorinda Laryea
Coached by Prof. Paul Larsen

Semi-Finalist

University of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
Emma Boffey, Stephen Donnelly and Laura Mackenzie
Coached by Ms. Aimée Asante

Best Memorials, Eilene Galloway Award

Georgetown University (United States)

Best Oralist, Sterns and Tennen Award

Raeesa Vakil (National Law School of India University)

Semi-Final Judges

Prof. Stephan Hobe (Germany)
Prof. Ram Jakhu (Canada)
Prof. Sang-Myun Rhee (Republic of Korea)

Final Judges

Judge Abdul G. Koroma (Sierra Leone)
Judge Peter Tomka (Slovakia)
Judge Leonid Skotnikov (Russia)

2009 Problem

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Brochure

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