Fundamentals of Aviation Law

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Date

May 23, 2006

Format

Hardback, 336 pages

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ISBN

0071458670 / 9780071458672

$

Your Price

99.00



Overview


Main description

The only textbook available on Aviation Law

This is an undergraduate textbook designed for college and university courses on aviation law. Each chapter covers a fundamental legal subject and discusses application of that area in the aviation environment. Each chapter comes completed with case-studies, and problems, along with instructor’s materials.


Table of contents

Chapter 1: The Legal Environment of AviationChapter 2: Fundamentals of the U.S. Legal SystemChapter 3: How the U.S. Constitution Influences Aviation ActivitiesChapter 4: Impact of Criminal Law on Aviators and Air CarriersChapter 5: Tort Liability and Air CommerceChapter 6: Government Regulation of AviationChapter 7: Applications of Contract and Commercial Law to Aviation-Related TransactionsChapter 8: Entity Choice for Aviation BusinessesChapter 9: Property Law Issues for Aircraft Owners and Airport OperatorsChapter 10: Labor and Employment Law and the Aviation IndustryChapter 11: International Laws and Treaties Affecting Aviation


Author comments

Raymond C. Speciale is a practicing attorney with Yodice Associates, counsel to the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) for over 40 years. During more than 15 years as an aviation attorney, he has provided legal services to hundreds of aircraft owners and pilots. Mr. Speciale is an active pilot and flight instructor (CFII). Also a certified public accountant, he has written several booklets and articles for the AOPA related to aircraft ownership and taxation issues. He teaches law and accounting classes at Mount St. Mary's University, where he is an assistant professor. Mr. Speciale is a member of the Lawyers-Pilots Bar Association and the National Transportation Safety Board Bar Association. He lives in Frederick, Maryland.


Back cover copy

This authoritative text offers a comprehensive introduction to aviation law. Written by lawyer/pilot Raymond C. Speciale, one of the field's foremost experts, Fundamentals of Aviation Law covers every important area where law and aviation intersect.

In opening chapters, the author sets the stage by developing a basic understanding of the legal environment surrounding aviation, the fundamentals of the U.S. legal system, and the impact of the U.S. constitution on aviation activities. The chapters that follow cover specific areas of the law that affect aviation:

  • Criminal law for aviators and air carriers
  • Tort liability and air commerce
  • Government regulation of aviation
  • Application of contract and commercial law in aviation-related transactions
  • Entity choice for aviation businesses
  • Property law issues for aircraft owners and airport operators
  • Labor and employment law and the aviation industry
  • International laws and treaties that affect aviation

Featuring case studies that illustrate relevant law in every major topic area, learning-enhancing mini case problems (drawn from real-world court proceedings) at the end of each chapter, and materials available for instructors, Fundamentals of Aviation Law provides a solid foundation for learning.





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