2001 Lachs Moot winners

2001 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition

From 2001, the new Manfred Lachs Trophy was awarded to the winning team of the world finals. It was sponsored by two generous members of the I.I.S.L. and arranged by Dr Leslie Tennen..

The world semi-final was held on 2 October 2001 between University of Dijon (France) and the University of North Carolina (United States). The world final was held on 4 October in the historic Hotel-Dieu St Jacques.

The 2001 problem, Case Concerning Access to ESI-1 Data (Soliscalor v Cornucopia), was written by Dr. Frans von der Dunk (Netherlands).


National University of Singapore
Gerardine Goh and Celina Chua


University of North Carolina (United States)
Charles C. Kyles and J. Patrick Haywood


University of Dijon (France)
Nichaolas Bauch Labesse, Jamel Rbah and Severine Ros

Best Memorials, Eilene Galloway Award

University of North Carolina (United States)

Best Oralist, Sterns and Tennen Award

Charles C. Kyles (United States)

Judging the World Finals

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

Semi-Final Judges

Prof. Stephan Hobe (Germany)
Prof. Joanne Gabrynowicz (United States)
Prof. Maurice Andem (Finland)