Master of Laws (LL.M.); Law (Non-Thesis); Air and Space Law (45 credits)

Offered by: Air and Space Law     Degree: Master of Laws

Program Requirements

The 45-credit LL.M. program, non-thesis option, in Air and Space Law complements previous legal education through specialized graduate-level coursework and in-depth research. It enhances expertise in selected areas of legal scholarship includes a supervised substantial paper in an area of interest. Candidates must remain in residence for three terms. The third term is devoted to the Research Project, usually taken in the summer of the first year, meaning that students usually complete their program within one calendar year. If the research project is not completed in this time, students must register for additional sessions as needed. All degree requirements must be completed within a maximum of three years of the date of first registration.

Research Project - Required (18 credits)

The non-thesis option requires a substantial supervised research project during the third term of registration, a 15,000 word paper, assessed by the supervisor on a pass-fail basis, and typically completed in the summer.

  • ASPL 655 Research Project 1 (15 credits)

    Offered by: Air and Space Law (Faculty of Law)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Air & Space Law : A major research paper on a current topic.

    Terms: Fall 2009, Winter 2010, Summer 2010

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Restriction: Restricted to students in LL.M. in Air and Space Law; Non-Thesis program.
  • ASPL 656 Research Project 2 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Air and Space Law (Faculty of Law)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Air & Space Law : A major research paper on a current topic.

    Terms: Fall 2009, Winter 2010, Summer 2010

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Restriction: Restricted to students in LL.M. in Air and Space Law; Non-Thesis program.
  • ASPL 657 Research Project 3 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Air and Space Law (Faculty of Law)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Air & Space Law : A major research paper on a current topic.

    Terms: Fall 2009, Winter 2010, Summer 2010

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Restriction: Restricted to students in LL.M. in Air and Space Law; Non-Thesis program.

Required Courses (9 credits)

  • ASPL 633 Public International Air Law (3 credits)

    Offered by: Air and Space Law (Faculty of Law)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Air & Space Law : Sources of public international law relating to the air space and its aeronautical uses. International aviation organizations and their law-making functions. Legal responses to aviation terrorism.

    Terms: Fall 2009

    Instructors: Paul Stephen Dempsey (Fall)

  • ASPL 636 Private International Air Law (3 credits)

    Offered by: Air and Space Law (Faculty of Law)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Air & Space Law : Sources of private international air law. Conflicts of laws. Unification of law of liability. Liability for damage on the surface, liability of the ATC and CNS/ATM providers. Rights in aircraft and their international recognition.

    Terms: Fall 2009

    Instructors: Catherine Walsh (Fall)

  • ASPL 637 Space Law: General Principles (3 credits)

    Offered by: Air and Space Law (Faculty of Law)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Air & Space Law : Examination of the role of international law in the regulation of outer space activities.

    Terms: Fall 2009

    Instructors: Jiefang Huang (Fall)

Complementary Courses (18 credits)

Four (4) credits from the following:

  • CMPL 610D1 Legal Research Methodology (2 credits)

    Offered by: Comparative Law (Faculty of Law)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Comparative Law : A programme of instruction in legal research methodology, including electronic legal research and the formulation of research plans.

    Terms: Fall 2009

    Instructors: Shauna Van Praagh, Karen Crawley (Fall)

    • Students must register for both CMPL 610D1 and CMPL 610D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both CMPL 610D1 and CMPL 610D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.
    • CMPL 610D1 and CMPL 610D2 together are equivalent to CMPL 610.
  • CMPL 610D2 Legal Research Methodology (2 credits)

    Offered by: Comparative Law (Faculty of Law)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Comparative Law

    Terms: Winter 2010

    Instructors: Shauna Van Praagh, Karen Crawley (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CMPL 610D1.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both CMPL 610D1 and CMPL 610D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.
    • CMPL 610D1 and CMPL 610D2 together are equivalent to CMPL 610.
  • CMPL 641 Theoretical Approaches to Law (4 credits)

    Offered by: Comparative Law (Faculty of Law)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Comparative Law : Introduction to a variety of theoretical approaches to legal scholarship.

    Terms: Fall 2009

    Instructors: Mark Antaki, Desmond Robert Manderson, Yaell Emerich (Fall)

Fourteen (14) credits at the 500 level or higher chosen from among Faculty offerings (including ASPL offerings).

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