The Journal of Air Law and Commerce, a quarterly publication of the School of Law, was founded at Northwestern University in 1930 and moved to SMU in 1961. The oldest scholarly periodical in the English language devoted primarily to the legal and economic problems affecting aviation and space, it has a worldwide circulation with more than 2,300 subscribers in 54 countries. Articles by distinguished lawyers, economists, government officials, and scholars deal with domestic and international problems of the airline industry, private aviation, and space, as well as general legal topics that have a significant impact on the area of aviation. Also included are student commentaries on a variety of topical issues, casenotes on recent decisions, book reviews, and editorial comments.
Current Issue: Volume 82, Issue 3 (2017)
The EPA’s Endangerment Finding on Aircraft Greenhouse Gas Emissions: A Preliminary AnalysisKatherine A. Bechina, John C. Nettels, and Brett A. Shanks471
Exploring Airline Contracts of Carriage and European Union Flight Delay Compensation Regulation 261 (EU 261)— A Bumpy But Navigable RideRichard Ritorto and Stephan A. Fisher561