2015 Lachs Moot Court winners

The Lachs Moot competition World Finals were held at the Crowne Plaza Jerusalem Hotel at the International Convention Center in Jerusalem, Israel, on October 15, 2015. Total participating universities numbered 58 in the four regions. The 2015 Moot Court Problem, “Case Concerning Planetary Defense” (SPIDR v. URA)”, was written by Dr Frans G. von der Dunk (The Netherlands/United States) and Leslie I. Tennen (United States).

 

2015 Lachs Moot World Final Winners: University of Mississippi

 

 


Winner of the World Final of Manfred Lachs Moot Court Competition and recipient of the Lee Love Award:

University of Mississippi, School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi, United States

Runner-Up

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Semi-Finalists

Obafemi Awolowo University, City of Ile-Ife, Nigeria

NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, India

Best Memorials, Eilene Galloway Award

University of Mississippi, School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi, United States

Best Oralist, Sterns and Tennen Award

Mr Athanasios Plexidas, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Semi-Final Judges

Orals: Prof. Dr Frans G. von der Dunk (The Netherlands/United States), Dr Ranjana Kaul (India) and Dr Kai-Uwe Schrogl (Germany), Prof. Dr Steven Freeland (Australia), Dr Diane Howard (United States) and Dr Marco Ferrazzani (Italy).

Memorials: Ms Marcia Smith (United States), Dr Ulrike M. Bohlmann (Germany), Dr Zeldine Niamh O’Brien (Ireland), Ms Icho Kealotswe (South Africa), Prof. Li Juqian (China), Mr Maury J. Mechanick (United States), Prof. Vernon Nase (Australia) and Mr Chris Okegbe (Nigeria)..

Final Judges

  • H.E. Judge Peter Tomka, International Court of Justice
  • H.E. Judge Dalveer Bhandari, International Court of Justice
  • H.E. Judge Kirill Gevorgian, International Court of Justice

Brochure

pdf 2015 Lachs Moot Brochure