Fundamentals of Aviation Law

ISBN-10: 0071458670
ISBN-13: 9780071458672
Edition: 2006
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Description: 'Fundamentals of Aviation Law' 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.

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List price: $99.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 6/13/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 360
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

'Fundamentals of Aviation Law' 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.

Table of Figures
Table of Cases
Reviewers
About the Author
Preface
Acknowledgments
Fundamentals of the U.S. Legal System
Introduction to the Law
Functions of the law
Sources of law
Classifications of law
Law, ethics, and morals
Effective legal systems
Dispute Resolution
Court system
Jurisdictional matters
Litigation process
Alternative methods of dispute resolution
Basics of Legal Research
Case law
Statutes and regulations
Law review articles
Cases and Commentary
Discussion Cases
Endnotes
The U.S. Constitution and Aviation
Overview of the U.S. Constitution
Structure and organization of the federal government
Distribution of authority between the federal and state governments
Basic rights of individuals and businesses
Cases and Commentary
Discussion Cases
Endnotes
Impact of Criminal Law on Airmen and Air Carriers
Basics of Criminal Law
Classifications of criminal law
Elements
Criminal procedure
Constitutional protections for defendants
Criminal Laws Affecting Aviation Activities
Federal provisions
State provisions
Cases and Commentary
Discussion Cases
Endnotes
Tort Liability and Air Commerce
Intentional Torts
Intentional torts against persons
Intentional torts against property
Negligence
Elements of negligence
Defenses to negligence
Wrongful Death
Strict Product Liability
Elements
Defenses to strict product liability
Cases and Commentary
Discussion Cases
Endnotes
Administrative Agencies and Aviation
Administrative Agencies
Department of Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration
National Transportation Safety Board
Functions of Administrative Agencies
Rulemaking
Enforcement
Adjudication
Special considerations in FAA matters
Checks on Administrative Agencies
Oversight by traditional branches of governments
Equal Access to Justice Act
Freedom of Information Act
Privacy Act
Sunshine Act
Cases and Commentary
Discussion Cases
Endnotes
Commercial Law Applications to Aviation-Related Transactions
Contracts
Mutual agreement
Consideration
Capacity
Lawfulness
Defenses to contracts
Rights, duties, and remedies for breach
Sales Law
Sales law versus contract law
Warranties
Transfer of title and risk of loss
Debtor-Creditor Legal Issues
Credit-unsecured and secured
Bankruptcy
Cases and Commentary
Discussion Cases
Endnotes
Entity Choice for Aviation Enterprises
The Sole Proprietorship
Establishing a sole proprietorship
Liability issues for sole proprietors
Taxation of sole proprietorships
Partnerships
Establishing a partnership
Operation of a partnership
Liability issues for partnerships
Ownership of assets
Taxation of partnerships
Termination of a partnership
Limited Partnerships
Establishing a limited partnership
Liability of general and limited partners
Taxation of limited partnerships
Limited Liability Company
LLC formation
LLC operating agreement
Liability of LLC members
LLC taxation
Corporations
Formation of a corporation
Operating the corporation
Duties of directors and officers
Liability issues for corporations and shareholders
Taxation of corporations
Cases and Commentary
Discussion Cases
Property Law Issues for Aircraft Owners and Airport Operators
Real Property
Ownership rights in real property
Multiple ownership
Transfers of real property
Easements
Local zoning issues
Leasing
Airports
Personal Property
Tangible property
Intangible property
Insurance
Hull insurance and liability insurance
The insurance contract
Other types of insurance
Cases and Commentary
Discussion Cases
Endnotes
Employment Law and the Aviation Industry
Agency Law
Defining agency
Employee versus independent contractor
Creating and terminating agency relationships
Duties of parties
Contract liability
Tort liability
Labor Unions and Employment
Major federal labor union laws
Basics of collective bargaining
What if collective bargaining fails?
Strikes and related issues
Employee Protection
Employment discrimination
Employee safety and security
Cases and Commentary
Discussion Cases
Endnotes
International Aviation Law
Fundamentals of International Law
Origins of international law
Public International Aviation Law
The beginnings of public international aviation law
The Chicago Convention
Open skies agreements
Private International Aviation Law
The Warsaw Convention
The Cape Town Convention
International Civil Aviation Organization
Cases and Commentary
Discussion Cases
Endnotes
Appendices
Case Briefs
The Constitution of the United States of America
NAS ASRS Form 277B
Selected Bibliography
Index

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