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

Section 4, Fall 16

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 1/5
Credits: 1

Course Description

Students will gain a basic understanding of the international rules that govern the use of air, space, and the sea in military operations.  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 1944 Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention), and the 1967 Outer Space Treaty, and other treaties and policies affecting the military uses of air, space, and sea domains.  Finally, students will focus on some of the current issues in LOSAS, including Freedom of Navigation Operations, Piracy and Maritime Interception Operations, Air Defense Identification Zones, and Militarization and Weaponization of outer space.  

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): TBD
Description: None

Final Type (if any): TBD
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Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
Course Notes: Conducted in seminar format, evaluations will be based upon: (1) a law of the sea exercise which will include a 400 word essay (40%), (2) an air and space law 900 word essay (40%), and class participation (20%). This course meets at the JAG School during their 2nd quarter, October 17 - December 18, 2016.  ATTENDANCE: Enrolled students who do not attend the first class session will be processed in accordance with the Academic Policies. Students seeking to enroll in this course must attend the first class session.  The instructors for this course are LCDR Mangas and Cpt Kouba.

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

Schedule No.
116819952
Law No.
LAW7500
Modified Type
Lecture
Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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