Volume 10 - 1982 - Number 1 & 2

Volume 10 - 1982 - Number 1 & 2

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Articles [+]

Paul G. Dembling, Catastrophic Accidents: Indemnification of Contractors Against Third Party Liability 1

D. Goedhuis, Some Observations on the Efforts to Prevent a Military Escalation in Outer Space 13

Delbert D. Smith and Martin A. Rothblatt, Geostationary Platforms: Legal Estates in Space 31


Events of Interest [+]

A. Past Events 41

Reports
The Work of the United Nations Committee of the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space in 1982 (N. Jasentuliyana). 41

Current Issues Before Congress Affecting Space Activities-Checklist and Summary (Marcia S. Smith) 47

XXIV Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space, Rome, Sept. 6-12, 1981 (I.H. Ph. Diederiks -Vershoor) 56

Symposium on "Earth-Oriented Space Activities and Their Legal Implications," McGill University Montreal, October 15 -16, 1981 (Dr. Ludwig Weber) 59

International Conference on "Doing Business in Space: Legal Issues and Practical Problems", Smithsonian Institution, November 12-14, 1981 Washington, D.C. (George S. Robinson) 62

Session on "Outer Space, International Law, International Regimes and the Common Heritage of Mankind", Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York, N.Y., November 14, 1981 (Stephen Gorove) 65

"Private Enterprise in Outer Space" Program, Association of American Law Schools, Philadelphia, January 9, 1982 (Stephen Gorove) 70

Short Accounts
ABA Endorses Moon Treaty Subject to U.S. Interpretations, Chicago, January 26, 1882 (Ronald F. Stowe) 72

AIAA Ninth Communication Satellite Systems Conference, San Diego, March 9, 1982 (Delbert D. Smith) 73

Western Political Science Association Meeting, Moffet Field, California, March 26, 1982 (Harry H. Almond) 73

Session on "Arms Control in Outer Space", American Society of International Law, Washington, D.C. April 23, 1982 (Stephen Gorove) 74

Workshop on "Law and Security in Outer Space", University of Mississippi Law Center, May 22023, 1982 (Stephen Gorove) 75

ABA Conference on "Litigation in Aviation and Space Law", Washington, D.C., May 27-29, 1982 (Martin Menter)

Other Events 77
Brief News 77

B. Forthcoming Events 78


Book Reviews/Notices [+]

Stephen Gorove, United States Space Law-National and International Regulation (Professor Aldo Armando Cocca) 79

F. C. Durant, III, Between Sputnik and the Space Shuttle: New Perspectives on American Astronautics 79

C.G.M. Reijnen, Utilization of Outer Space and International Law 80

Lawrence F. Greene, Space-Enhancing Technological Leadership 80

Krystyna Wiewiorowska, Direct Broadcast Satellites, A Study International Problems 81

J. Billingham & R. Pesek, Communications With Extraterrestrial Intelligence 81

The Council of Advanced International Studies, Advanced International Studies, Settlement of Space Law Disputes Monograph No. 1, Cordoba, Argentina 82


Recent Publications [+]

Books 85
Articles 85
Book Reviews 88
Official Publications 88
Miscellaneous 91


Current Documents [+]

I. Report of the Chairman of the Working Group on Remote Sensing 95

II. Report of the Chairman of the Working Group on Agenda Item 3. (Consideration of the Possibility of Supplementing The Norms of International Law Relevant to the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space) 100

III. Resolution Adopted by the XII Conference on the Inter-American Bar Association, March 14-20, 1981, Quito, Ecuador 103