Manfred Lachs

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Lachs, Manfred


Born Apr. 21, 1914, in Stanislawow. Polish diplomat and jurist. Corresponding member of the Polish Academy of Sciences, professor of international law at the University of Warsaw, and member of the UN International Court of Justice since 1968.

Lachs has written a number of important works on international law, including War Crimes (1945), The Indochina Agreements of 1955 (1956), The Polish-German Frontier: Law, Life, and the Logic of History (1964), and Poland’s Western Frontiers (1967).

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Of importance for SA regulatory environment was Africa s participation in the Manfred Lachs Moot court competition as the objective of participating in the Congress is to improve the competitive capability represented by SA s university of Pretoria, which competed up to the semi-finals.
Caption: THE FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY College of Law Moot Court Team won first place in the World Finals of the 2011 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition.
Further afield, Will Hotham, aged 23, was selected by the Inner Temple, one of the Inns of Court, to represent them in the European finals of the Manfred Lachs Moot, which debated the finer points of the law of outer space.
The Manfred Lachs Moot, which takes place at the University of Athens, has been organised by the International Institute of Space Law.
In addition to discussing the Lithuanian, Czech, and Hungarian legal traditions, the authors chronicle the work of Judge Manfred Lachs, Paulus Wladimiri, Hersch Lauterpacht, and Jan Amos Comenius.
It is the first time in its 11-year history that the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition has been won by UK students.