2013 Lachs Moot winners

The 2013 World Finals were held at the Beijing Institute of Technology Law School, Beijing, China on 26 September 2013. Total participating universities numbered 60 in the four regions.

The 2013 problem was the Case Concerning the Operation of a Lunar Station (Lydios v. Endymion), written by Professor Setsuko Aoki (Japan).

pdf 2013 problem
pdf 2013 Brochure

 

 

Winner, Lee Love Award GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, WASHINGTON D.C., USA
Ms Amanda Krause and Mr Adam Wesolowski
Faculty Advisor: Ms. Petra Vorwig
Faculty Advisor Assistant: Mr. Zachary C. Garthe
Runner-Up INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF AIR AND SPACE LAW, LEIDEN UNIVERSITY, THE NETHERLANDS
Ms Sonja Radosevic, Mr Philippe Carous, Mr Matthew Maniscalco
Faculty Advisor: Mrs Neta Palkovitz
Faculty Advisor Assistant: Mr Steven Wood
Semi-Finalists UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA, PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA
Ms Alexia Katsiginis, Ms Reabetswe Ntekana Mampane, Mr Matsobane Robert Maremo Matlou
Faculty Advisor: Mr. Lourens Botha GrovéNATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY (DELHI), DELHI, INDIA
Ms Nandini Paliwal, Mr Himesh Krishna Kharel and Mr Raghav Shukul
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Dr Srikrishna Deva Rao
Best Memorials, Eilene Galloway Award Georgetown University, USA
Best Oralist, Sterns and Tennen Award Mr Linesh Lalwani
Judges for Memorials
  • Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Back Impallomeni (Italy), University of Padua, Italy; IISL Director
  • Dr. Ulrike Bohlmann (Germany), ESA Legal Department, Paris, France
  • Ms. Millicent Ligare (Kenya), Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Maury J. Mechanick, Esq. (USA), Counsel, White & Case LLP, Washington, DC, USA
  • Prof. Vernon Nase (Australia), Curtin University School of Law, Perth, Western Australia
  • Dr. Sylvia Ospina (Colombia), Consultant, Space Law & Satellite Communications; IISL Honorary Director
  • Adv. Phetole Patrick Sekhula (South Africa), Advocate of the High Court of South Africa and Councilor at South African Council for Space Affairs (SACSA), Pretoria, South Africa
  • Prof. Li Shouping (China), Director, Institute of Space Law of Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Semi-Final Judges
  • Prof. Dr. Setsuko Aoki (Japan), Professor of International Law, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Dr. Tare Brisibe (Nigeria), Chairman, Legal Subcommittee, COPUOS, Vienna, Austria
  • Prof. Diane Howard (USA), Professor, Commercial Space Operations Program, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Dr. Bernhard Schmidt-Tedd (Germany), Head Legal Support at DLR Space Agency, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Lesley Jane Smith (UK), Professor, Leuphana University Lueneburg; Partner, Weber-Steinhaus & Smith, Bremen, Germany
  • Prof. Zhenjun Zhang (China), Secretary General & Research Fellow, China Institute of Space Law, Beiijing, China
Final Judges
  • H.E. Judge Leonid Skotnikov, International Court of Justice
  • H.E. Judge Xue Hanqin, International Court of Justice
  • H.E. Judge Julia Sebutinde, International Court of Justice

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