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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

Edited by: Daniel Clarry
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Aviation Law: Cases, Laws and Related Sources 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9789004168107
Published: July 2012
Publisher: Brill Nijhoff
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £235.00

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The flying public, airlines, and governments will all agree on one date that changed commercial flying: that was September 11, 2001.

The first edition of Aviation Law: Cases, Laws and Related Sources described early consequences of that event, particularly compensation of victims and early tightening of aviation security. Subsequently laws and regulations affecting all aspects of aviation changed so rapidly that it became difficult to set a cut-off date for the second edition. The rapid flow of events made an update urgent.

Several gaps in the materials of the first edition became evident as the book was used. The authors filled those gaps, pruned old materials and added much new material describing not only the later developments, but also evolving economics and flight technology.

The objective of the case book is to offer a basic handbook for air law practitioners providing them with a starting point for almost any subject they may encounter. For example, a lawyer specializing in liability law will quickly be able to find basic materials on the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), air carrier licensing, FAA certification, and labor law.

The book continues to present aviation law from the American point of view. Thus the book will be valuable for foreign air lawyers who are guiding foreign airlines in service to the very important North American pool of air traffic. The book also explains the international scene to American air lawyers so that they may guide their clients who provide foreign service.

New chapters on liability for cargo damage and for ground damages have been added and new materials on the legal rights of lessors, successors, actual carriers and code-shares. A chapter on environmental regulation of aviation noise and emissions is also new. All the main subjects listed in the first edition are significantly updated.

The three authors are veteran transportation lawyers and continue their activities in this field.

Air and Space Law
Introduction: Evolution of the Aviation Industry
Chapter 1: International Law of Air Operations
Chapter 2: Crimes Involving Aircraft
Chapter 3: Economic Regulation of Domestic Aviation
Chapter 4: Economic Regulation of International Aviation
Chapter 5: Carrier Liability to Passengers: International Flights
Chapter 6: Domestic Flights
Chapter 7: Aircraft Manufacturers’ Product Liability
Chapter 8: Air Carrier Liability for Cargo Damage and Ground Damage
Chapter 9: Lessors, Successors, Actual Carriers and Code-Shares
Chapter 10: Litigation Management
Chapter 11: Aviation Security and Airline Travel Restrictions
Chapter 12: Airport Law
Chapter 13: The Federal Aviation Administration
Chapter 14: National Transportation Safety Board
Chapter 15: Governmental Immunity From Liability for Torts
Chapter 16: Aircraft Ownership, Registration, Financing and Bankruptcy
Chapter 17: Aviation Insurance
Chapter 18: Airline Labor Relations
Chapter 19: Environmental Regulation of Aviation: Noise and Emissions

Appendix 1 Convention for the Unifijication of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air
Appendix 2 Suggested Books on Aviation Law and other Aviation Themes for Further Reading
Appendix 3 Newspapers and other Journals
Appendix 4 Motion Pictures with Aviation Themes
Appendix 4 Motion Pictures with Aviation Themes
List of Principal Cases