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Mistakes, Airfares, And Consumers: Restoring The Department Of Transportation's Role In Regulating Unfair Trade Practices, Terence Lau 2015 University of Dayton

Mistakes, Airfares, And Consumers: Restoring The Department Of Transportation's Role In Regulating Unfair Trade Practices, Terence Lau

Terence Lau

This Article traces the problem of mistake airfares and the federal government’s response to airlines that cancel tickets for erroneous fares. Part I of the Article explores airline pricing generally, and argues that airline tickets are a unique form of commodity good, one where there is no consumer expectation of a reasonable price. The dynamic nature of airline yield management means that prices for the exact same seat on an airplane can range dramatically on a variety of circumstances and factors that are beyond the knowledge, control or comprehension of the ordinary consumer. The Article investigates several well-known examples ...


Charting The Course For Use Of Small Unmanned Aerial Systems In Newsgathering, Mickey H. Osterreicher 2015 Pepperdine University

Charting The Course For Use Of Small Unmanned Aerial Systems In Newsgathering, Mickey H. Osterreicher

Pepperdine Law Review

News organizations and individual journalists eagerly anticipate safely utilizing Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) for newsgathering purposes as lawmakers integrate sUAS into the National Air Space (NAS). For now, these potential users may be flying over an "unchartered" regulatory landscape while the FAA struggles to complete its administrative rulemaking. In order to better understand how media organizations and individual journalists intend to use sUAS for newsgathering purposes, the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) developed a survey consisting of twenty-one multiple choice questions, with space for elaboration, and three questions seeking narrative responses. The survey was distributed via email to approximately ...


One Centimeter Over My Back Yard: Where Does Federal Preemption Of State Drone Regulation Start?, Henry H. Perritt Jr. 2015 Chicago-Kent College of Law

One Centimeter Over My Back Yard: Where Does Federal Preemption Of State Drone Regulation Start?, Henry H. Perritt Jr.

Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

The proliferation of cheap civilian drones and their obvious utility for precision agriculture, motion picture and television production, aerial surveying, newsgathering, utility infrastructure inspection, and disaster relief has accelerated the FAA’s sluggish effort to develop a proposal for generally applicable rules and caused it to grant more than 600 “section 333 exemptions” permitting commercial drone flight before its rules are finalized.

Federal preemption in the field of aviation safety regulation is generally assumed, but political pressure on states and municipalities to regulate drones and the ability of this revolutionary aviation technology to open up space close to the ground ...


An Approach To The Regulation Of Spanish Banking Foundations, Miguel Martínez 2015 Universidad Pontificia de Comillas

An Approach To The Regulation Of Spanish Banking Foundations, Miguel Martínez

Miguel Martínez

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the legal framework governing banking foundations as they have been regulated by Spanish Act 26/2013, of December 27th, on savings banks and banking foundations. Title 2 of this regulation addresses a construct that is groundbreaking for the Spanish legal system, still of paramount importance for the entire financial system insofar as these foundations become the leading players behind certain banking institutions given the high interest that foundations hold in the share capital of such institutions.


Book Review: Völkerrecht. Eds. E. Menzel & Knut Ipsen: Verlag C.H. Beck-Munchen, 1979., Hugo J. Hahn 2015 University of Würzburg

Book Review: Völkerrecht. Eds. E. Menzel & Knut Ipsen: Verlag C.H. Beck-Munchen, 1979., Hugo J. Hahn

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Prime Air Encounters Faa Turbulence, Julie Cummings 2015 Golden Gate University School of Law

Prime Air Encounters Faa Turbulence, Julie Cummings

GGU Law Review Blog

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), often called drones, are rapidly entering the public space. Because drones operate in federal airspace, Congress tasked the FAA with creating new safety rules to address commercial drone flight. In February, the FAA released its proposed new rules governing drones weighing less than 55 pounds, which are used for non‑recreational purposes. Among other restrictions, the proposed rules limit flights to daylight, visual‑line‑of‑sight, below 500 feet, at flight speeds not to exceed 100 miles per hour. Additionally, operators must not fly drones over people. The FAA would also require operators to be certified ...


Book Review: Outer Space - A New Dimension Of The Arms Race. Ed. Bhupendra Jasani. London: Taylor And Francis Ltd., 1982., W. Paul Gormley 2015 District of Columbia Bar

Book Review: Outer Space - A New Dimension Of The Arms Race. Ed. Bhupendra Jasani. London: Taylor And Francis Ltd., 1982., W. Paul Gormley

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Impairment Of The Operation Of The Warsaw Convention By Recent Legislative And Judicial Action, Alan N. Sutin 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

Impairment Of The Operation Of The Warsaw Convention By Recent Legislative And Judicial Action, Alan N. Sutin

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Waste And Duplication In Nasa Programs: The Need To Enhance U.S. Space Program Efficiency, Bert Chapman 2015 Purdue University

Waste And Duplication In Nasa Programs: The Need To Enhance U.S. Space Program Efficiency, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

The U.S. Government faces acute budgetary deficits and national debt problems in the Obama Administration. These problems have been brought about by decades of unsustainable government spending affecting all agencies including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (NASA). An outgrowth of this fiscal profligacy is the presence of wasteful and duplicative programs within NASA that prevent this agency from achieving its space science and human spaceflight objectives. These problems occur due to mismanagement of these programs from NASA and the creation of these programs by the U.S. Congress and congressional committees. This occurs because congressional appropriators tend to ...


The Hague Evidence Convention In U.S. Courts: Aerospatiale And The Path Not Taken, Société Nationale Industrielle Aerospatiale V. U.S. District Court For The Southern District Of Iowa, 107 S. Ct. 2542 (1987), Roger C. Wilson 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

The Hague Evidence Convention In U.S. Courts: Aerospatiale And The Path Not Taken, Société Nationale Industrielle Aerospatiale V. U.S. District Court For The Southern District Of Iowa, 107 S. Ct. 2542 (1987), Roger C. Wilson

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


European Economic Community - Regulation Of Airfares - European Commission May Sanction Anti-Competitive Measures Of European Community And Possibly Foreign Airlines As Eec Expands Its Role In Air Transport Domain - "The Newest Frontiers", Richard S. Alembik 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

European Economic Community - Regulation Of Airfares - European Commission May Sanction Anti-Competitive Measures Of European Community And Possibly Foreign Airlines As Eec Expands Its Role In Air Transport Domain - "The Newest Frontiers", Richard S. Alembik

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Pirker And Beyond: Questions Of Policy Versus Law On Unmanned Aerial Systems (Uas), Sarah Nilsson 2015 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott

Pirker And Beyond: Questions Of Policy Versus Law On Unmanned Aerial Systems (Uas), Sarah Nilsson

Aviation / Aeronautics / Aerospace International Research Conference

The regulatory versus policy landscape for unmanned aerial system (UAS) users in the United States (US), as of February 2015, is not an easy one to navigate. The whole country is buzzing with the sound of this new technology, not just in terms of engine noise but more so in terms of the public outcry to the invasion of privacy. The federal government is currently drafting laws that will safely integrate these systems within the National Airspace System (NAS). Concurrently, at least 20 states, unable to wait patiently in the sidelines for such legislation, have implemented their own statutes to ...


Law Abiding Drones, Henry H. Perritt Jr., Eliot O. Sprague 2015 Chicago-Kent College of Law

Law Abiding Drones, Henry H. Perritt Jr., Eliot O. Sprague

Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

No abstract provided.


Warsaw Convention--A New Cause Of Action For Emotional Distress Under Old Section 17: A Look At Floyd V. Eastern Airlines, 872 F.2d 1467 (11th Cir. 1989), Larry Johnson 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Warsaw Convention--A New Cause Of Action For Emotional Distress Under Old Section 17: A Look At Floyd V. Eastern Airlines, 872 F.2d 1467 (11th Cir. 1989), Larry Johnson

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Legitimate Weapon Systems Or Unlawful Angels Of Death?, Michael J. Deegan 2014 U.S. Army Reserve

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Legitimate Weapon Systems Or Unlawful Angels Of Death?, Michael J. Deegan

Pace International Law Review

Since the invasion of Afghanistan, the United States has utilized Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to locate, surveil and kill members of the Taliban, Al-Qaeda and its associated forces. Such killings have decimated the leadership of these groups and disrupted their operations. However, there are collateral effects from UAV killings including civilian deaths. These deaths increase resentment and hatred toward the US, which is channeled by terrorist groups to recruit new members and for local support. Moreover, targeted killings outside a combat zone have political and diplomatic consequences. This paper argues that the current uses of UAV are legal under international ...


U.S. Private On-Orbit Space Situational Awareness Systems And Services: Legal And Regulatory Challenges, Michael Mineiro 2014 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

U.S. Private On-Orbit Space Situational Awareness Systems And Services: Legal And Regulatory Challenges, Michael Mineiro

Space Traffic Management Conference

One component of Space Traffic Management (STM) is on-orbit Space Situational Awareness (SSA) systems and services. Advances in technology and a growing demand for SSA services, information, and data, coupled with U.S. Government policy that promotes the purchase and use of commercial SSA capabilities, means that private commercial sector is likely to have an important role to play. To date, there is no federal agency with clear jurisdiction over on-orbit remote sensing operations. This paper examines the current regulatory framework, identifies gaps and limitations, and identifies possible ways forward.


Small Satellites And Liability Associated With Space Traffic Situational Awareness, George Anthony Long 2014 Legal Parallax, LLC

Small Satellites And Liability Associated With Space Traffic Situational Awareness, George Anthony Long

Space Traffic Management Conference

At the commencement of the space age, satellites were very small objects that subsequently grew in size and complexity. A re-emergence of small satellites is occurring given that technology now allows them to perform certain operations of large satellites. This paper will explore the risk and liability in space traffic situational awareness associated with the proliferation in the deployment of small satellites.

Small satellites encompass a range of space objects referred to as nanosatellites, microsatellites, picosatellites, cube satellites, femtosatellites and other designations. These satellites are generally placed into orbit as part of a “piggyback” payload on other launches or cargo ...


Toward The International Regime For Space Traffic Management -What To Fix The Current International Regulations-, Yu Takeuchi 2014 McGill University

Toward The International Regime For Space Traffic Management -What To Fix The Current International Regulations-, Yu Takeuchi

Space Traffic Management Conference

Space Traffic Management (STM) is an effective concept for providing a solution to the current congested, contested, and competed situation of outer space. However the status of international legal system governing outer space remains at its original formation of the 1960s. Filling this gap is an inescapable task soon or late and it is necessary to establish the international regime for STM to do so. Various issues of the UN Space Treaties and relevant soft laws have been discussed in the context of STM item-by-item, but few are oriented to the establishment of a comprehensive international regime for STM.

This ...


How To Reach An International Civil Aviation Organization Role In Space Traffic Management, Lt. Col. Stephen Hunter 2014 45th Space Wing

How To Reach An International Civil Aviation Organization Role In Space Traffic Management, Lt. Col. Stephen Hunter

Space Traffic Management Conference

The late President Emeritus of the ICAO Council, Assad Kotaite, recommended a new annex to the Chicago Convention to extend ICAO responsibilities for producing International Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) for suborbital and orbital civil space flights[i]. Additionally, the U.S. Office of the Secretary of Defense and the European Union have independently conceived standards that have yet to mature to an amicable stage. This impetus to develop SARPs is growing more urgent as space becomes more congested, contested and competitive. In order to best determine how to mature internationally acceptable SARPs for seamless operations from tropospheric to exo-atmospheric ...


Recovery For Mental Injuries That Are Accompanied By Physical Injuries Under Article 17 Of The Warsaw Convention: The Progeny Of Eastern Airlines, Inc. V. Floyd, Jean-Paul Boulee 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Recovery For Mental Injuries That Are Accompanied By Physical Injuries Under Article 17 Of The Warsaw Convention: The Progeny Of Eastern Airlines, Inc. V. Floyd, Jean-Paul Boulee

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


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