National Center for Remote Sensing, Air and Space Law
National Center for Remote Sensing, Air, and Space Law is a research facility that is part of the University of Mississippi School of Law. The Center was created to serve the public good and the remote sensing and space industry. It conducts education and outreach activities focused on the legal aspects of applying remote sensing, air, and space technologies to human activities.
The center addresses numerous topics in the fields of remote sensing, air, and space law including:
- Data Policies
- International Law
- Use of Imagery as Legal Evidence
- Intellectual Property
- Legal liability
- Environmental Issues
Michael Dodge, of Long Beach, Mississippi, is the first law school graduate to receive a space law certificate in the United States of America. Dodge graduated from the National Center for Remote Sensing, Air and Space Law at the University of Mississippi School of Law in 2008.
Faculty and staff
- Jacqueline Etil Serrao - Director
- Andrea J. Harrington - Air and Space Law Instructor and Research Counsel
- P. J. Blount - Journal of Space Law Editor-in-Chief; Adjunct Instructor
- The Daily Mississippian: UM space law only of its kind
- "Deccan Herald: Beyond the blue yonder". Archived from the original on 2009-05-07.
- Space.com: First Space Lawyer Graduates - Posted May 8, 2008; Accessed May 13, 2008
- Law Graduation Includes First-Time Certificate in Space Law, Newswise, May 8, 2008