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, aviation 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.
- Commercial space activities like space mining and space tourism
- Issues related to space debris
- International Law
- Use of Imagery as Legal Evidence
- Intellectual Property
- Legal liability
- Environmental Issues
The Center also publishes the Journal of Space Law twice yearly, as well as other publications on a broad range of aerospace topics. The Center works with the University of Mississippi School of Law with students who seek to earn and LL.M. in Air and Space Law.
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
- Michelle L.D. Hanlon, Associate Director, Air and Space Law Instructor and Research Counsel
- Charles Stotler, Associate Director, Air and Space Law Instructor and Research Counsel
- The Daily Mississippian: UM space law only of its kind[permanent dead link]
- "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