1999 Lachs Moot winners

1999 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition

The 1999 world final was a special one as it was held in the Great Hall of Justice of the Peace Palace in The Hague, thanks to the arrangements made by Judge Vereshchetin and the Institute of Air and Space Law at the University of Leiden.

The 1999 problem, Case Concerning the Mor-Toaler Sea Launch Project (Brezonec v Mastodonia), was written by Prof. Armel Kerrest (France) and Prof. Francis Lyall (United Kingdom).


Vanderbilt University (United States)
Bill Wade and Alan Mingledorff


University of Paris XI (France)
Irene Aupetit and Mickael Torrado

Best Memorials, Eilene Galloway Award

University of Paris XI (France)

Best Oralist, Sterns and Tennen Award

Alan Mingledorff (United States)

Judging the World Finals

Judge Gilbert Guillaume (France)
Judge Abdul G. Koroma (Sierra Leone)
Judge Vladlen S. Vereshchetin (Russia)