Spring 2015
    Law No.: LAW7500
    Sched. No.: 115219871

Law of Sea, Air and Space Operations (JAG)(SC)
Section 2

Administrative Information:
During SIS enrollment, check on SIS for real-time enrollment numbers
Days, Times (Room):R, 0800-0950 ()
Credits:1Type:Lecture - short course
Capacity:5 **This information is current as of 05/29/2015 06:15:08 AM**
Current Enrollment:5 **This information is current as of 05/29/2015 06:15:08 AM**

Course Description:

This course is taught at the JAG School during their 3rd quarter, January 5, 2015 - March 13, 2015. The instructors are LCDR Lee and Maj DeSon.

Students will gain a basic understanding of the international rules that govern the use of air, space, and the sea. Students will understand the way in which States have dealt with the problems of sovereignty, jurisdiction over vessels and aircraft, and property rights in common spaces. Extensive study will be made of the 1982 Law of the Sea Convention (UNCLOS III), the international conventions that regulate air travel, and the treaties and legal issues affecting the uses of outer space, with special focus on the restrictions on the military uses of outer space. Finally, students will focus on some of the current issues in LOSAS, including Freedom of Navigation Operations, Piracy and Maritime Interception Operations, and American territorial disputes with China. Conducted in seminar format.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS: A law of the sea exercise which will include a 400 word essay (40%), an air and space law 800 word essay (40%), and class participation (20%)