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 83, Issue 1 (2018)
As the Grapefruit Turns Sixty, It’s Time to Get Serious About Clean Up in Outer SpaceHumaid Alshamsi, Roy Balleste, and Michelle L. D. Hanlon45
Federal Rule 26(a)(2) Expert Witness Disclosures: Strategies for Composing and Attacking Expert DisclosuresDouglas B. Bates, Chelsea R. Stanley, and James L. Burt III67
A Cure From Rome for Montreal’s Illness: Article 5 of the Rome I Regulation and Filling the Void in the 1999 Montreal Convention’s Regulation of Carrier’s Liability for Personal InjuryYehya I. Ibrahim Badr83
Airport Security Screeners: In Your Face and Above the LawLuke Strieber171