MOUNT KENYA SCHOOL OF LAW EMERGE BEST ORATORS AT MANFRED LACHS MOOT COURT COMPETITION 2016.

My experience at fifth Manfred Lachs Moot Court Competition, South AfricaMount Kenya University School of Law was declared Best Orators at the Manfred Lachs International Space law Moot Court Competition held at Pretoria on the 26th to the 27th May 2016. The Space law competition compromis dealt with complex matters of damage and liability caused by space objects. The students were required to defend and argue for the two states (Rastalia and Banche) that were involved in the launching and de-orbiting of the above mentioned space objects.

 

The School of Law orators impressed the judges to emerge top at the East African Region by crushing two teams from Makerere University. It also emerged second in the Oral rounds by tying with University of Pretoria for the second runner up position. The difference in the oral rounds between the winners Orifowomo University from Nigeria and Mount Kenya University was only 1 point.

 

A total of ten teams participated in the said Moot Court Competition both in the oral and written rounds. They were as follows:

  1. Two teams from Orifowomo University Nigeria
  2. One team from the University of Pretoria, South Africa
  3. Two teams from Niger Delta University
  4. Two teams from Makerere University,Uganda
  5. One team from Mount Kenya University , Kenya
  6. Catholic University, Kenya (written rounds only)
  7. Moi University, (written rounds only)

 

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