Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Results of the 2010 Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition

The 14th Annual Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition finished this past weekend.  More than 75 teams competed in regionals in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, and South America.  The top 18 teams from nine countries were invited to Stetson for the International Finals.  Professor Royal Gardner reports that the moot was fantastic moot, thanks in part to the support of the ABA Section of International Law and the International Environmental Law Committee.  Below are the results of this year’s competition. 

 

· International Finals Champion: University of Maryland School of Law

· Runner-up:  Law Society of Ireland, Cork

· Semifinalists

o   China University of Political Science and Law

o   Law Society of Ireland, Dublin

· Quarterfinalists   

o   National Law University, Jodphur, India

o   University of Ghana, Legon

o   Wake Forest University School of Law

o   University of California, Hastings College of Law 

 

· Memorials

o   Best memorial: Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

o   Runner-up memorial:  University of Maryland School of Law

o   Third place memorial: Wake Forest University School of Law 

o   Fourth place memorial: University of California, Hastings College of Law 

 

· Top oralists in the Preliminary Rounds

o    (1) Lyndsey Clarke, Law Society of Ireland, Cork

o    (2) Christie Joy Bacal, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

o    (3) Laila Machado de Almedia, Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

o    (4) Adimazoya Theodore Nse, University of Ghana

o    (5) Kartikey Mahajan, National Law University, Jodhpur

o    (6) Rashi Ahooja, National Law University, Jodhpur

o    (7)  Katya Busol, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

o    (8)  Bo Li, China University of Political Science and Law

o    (9) Leeja Patel, University of California, Hastings College of Law

o    (10) Amanda Moore, Law Society of Ireland, Cork

 

· Spirit of Stetson Award: Faculty of International Law, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam

 

Hat tip to Professor Royal C. Gardner, Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida.

 

(mew) 

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