182 ABA Journal Aviation & Space Law articles.
In the first federal court ruling (PDF) concerning attempts by city and state jurisdictions to regulate the use of drones, a judge denied a requirement by a city…
Sep 22, 2017 4:53 PM CDT
The brave new world of drones has spawned a growing—and lucrative—legal niche. With little case law for guidance and a complex web of government regulations to wade through, “drone attorneys” have recently found themselves in high demand.
Jul 1, 2017 12:20 AM CDT
A Chicago lawyer who filed a court petition seeking information about the disappearance of Malaysia Air Flight 370 is herself missing.
Monica Ribbeck Kelly has left “a trail of unhappy…
Jun 30, 2017 8:00 AM CDT
An airline passenger’s suit seeking a refund of a checked baggage fee because of delayed luggage delivery is not pre-empted by federal law, a federal appeals court has ruled.
May 4, 2017 7:45 AM CDT
Chicago lawyer Thomas Demetrio now represents a second unhappy airline passenger.
Demetrio announced Monday that he represents a mother shown in an online video crying after an American Airlines flight…
Apr 24, 2017 9:07 AM CDT
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Apr 11, 2017 10:49 AM CDT
The treaty is a product of the Cold War and primarily addresses concerns of that era, including nuclear war. So for 50 years, the treaty has prevented belligerent nations from putting weapons of mass destruction into space. But space is becoming big business, and commercial interests are putting new pressures on the law of outer space.
Apr 1, 2017 5:00 AM CDT
There are five international treaties that deal with issues such as arms control, freedom of exploration, liability for damage caused by space objects, exploitation of natural resources in outer space, and more.
Apr 1, 2017 4:45 AM CDT
A federal judge in Louisville has dismissed a suit seeking damages against a property owner who shot down a hobbyist’s drone in 2015.
Senior U.S. District Judge Thomas Russell dismissed…
Mar 27, 2017 8:40 AM CDT
The Transportation Security Administration overstated the scientific validity of a program that uses “behavior detection” to spot people who pose a security risk, according to the American Civil Liberties Union.…
Feb 9, 2017 12:39 PM CST
An argument that Flytenow—which facilitated flight-sharing between private pilots and passengers by way of an app—was not a “common carrier” was rejected Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Jan 9, 2017 5:05 PM CST
A Texan who made the winning bid of $350,000 at a Dallas Safari Club auction for a permitted trip to kill an African rhinoceros wound up suing Delta Airlines last…
Jun 8, 2016 1:15 PM CDT
Lawyers for survivors of some of the 150 individuals who died when a co-pilot intentionally crashed a Germanwings flight in the French Alps last year have found a way…
Apr 13, 2016 4:00 PM CDT