Aviation & Space Law

Tort Law

Lawyer says US suit is planned over crash of German plane in French Alps

Precedents

August 5, 1981: Reagan fires air traffic controllers

Aviation & Space Law

Chicago ponders possible drone rules, could require registration and insurance

Annual Meeting

How should we regulate the ‘sharing economy’?

Privacy Law

Cellphone user had no expectation of privacy in pocket-dialed call, 6th Circuit rules

Aviation & Space Law

Writers blast ‘airline seating from hell’: One calls for law to ban plan detailed in patent filing

Criminal Justice

Freed from jail Thursday, accused airline stowaway attempter is arrested again Friday and Saturday

Privacy Law

Report: FBI uses fake companies to disguise surveillance planes with video and cellphone technology

Cybersecurity

Did passenger control plane by hacking into its computer? FBI probes Twitter claims

Real Estate & Property Law

TSA returns $100K watch forgotten by traveler, after investigating ownership claim

Criminal Justice

Judge: Woman with history of stowaway attempts will be jailed if she keeps going to airports

Criminal Justice

Serial stowaway attempter is charged with trespassing at Chicago airports

Aviation & Space Law

No working restroom on your plane? FAA allows it, passengers learn

Aviation & Space Law

Airline crash occurred in Europe, but attorneys are pondering possible US lawsuit

Religious Law

Should air travelers switch seats for passengers with religious scruples? Paralegal holds her ground

Aviation & Space Law

Germanwings co-pilot’s browser showed research on suicide and cockpit door security

Aviation & Space Law

Deadly Alps crash by co-pilot leads to recommendations for changes in aviation regulations

Civil Rights

TSA agrees to stop singling out black women for hair pat-downs at airports

Aviation & Space Law

Prosecutor: Co-pilot intentionally crashed plane into French Alps, killing 150

Precedents

March 9, 1953: A state secrets doctrine is born