«Since its inception by the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) in 1992, the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition has grown to cover four world regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Africa. More than 60 teams participate yearly in this competition.
Regional winners receive financial support to attend the World Finals. The IISL’s Lachs competition is particularly distinguished by the tradition of judges of the International Court of Justice presiding over and judging the World Final. The World Finals competition takes place within the framework of the IISL’s annual Colloquium, which is a contained event in the International Astronautical Congress held on a different continent each year. The Lachs competition offers an unparalleled learning experience to all teams at all levels in a fair and cordial environment.»
Upcoming dates for regional rounds
- Asia Pacific: 5-8 May 2016, National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India.
- Europe: Approximately 25 April 2016, Strathclyde Law School, Glasgow, UK.
- North America and Latin America: 1-2 April 2016, Washington DC, U.S., at Georgetown Law School.
- South Africa: Not announced yet.
More information: here