Scott Hatton

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Name: Scott Hatton
Date registered: 10 December 2015

Latest posts

  1. December 2017 newsletter — 3 December 2017
  2. November 2017 newsletter — 20 November 2017
  3. IISL working group on cyber law — 1 November 2017
  4. Isabella Diederiks-Verschoor (1915 – 2017) — 19 October 2017
  5. October 2017 newsletter — 12 October 2017

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Aug 31

2017 Lachs Moot – Adelaide, Australia

The Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition, organised annually by the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) will take place during the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia. There, the winning teams of the four regional competitions in North America, Africa, Asia Pacific and Europe will meet to compete for the World Finals held …

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Aug 30

Register for the IISL Annual Awards Dinner

The IISL has arranged for an Annual Awards Dinner to be held on Thursday 28 September at the Mortlock Chambers, State Library of South Australia (in Adelaide). Pre-dinner drinks are to be served in the Treasurer’s Wall beginning at 7:00 p.m. Seating for dinner will begin at approximately 19:20. You will be welcomed to the event at 19:30.  Dinner, awards …

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Aug 24

John B Gantt (1939-2017)

John Basil Gantt, Sr. passed away peacefully on August 14, 2017 after battling dementia. Many IISL Members may remember John Gantt.  John was very active in the Space Law Moot Court and judged the North American Regional Competition numerous times. John also enjoyed writing the Moot Court Problems, authored the 1994 Problem and co-authored the …

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Aug 23

August 2017 newsletter

The August 2017 newsletter is now available. In this edition, the IISL publishes details of the Annual Awards Dinner which will be held on Thursday 28 September at the Mortlock Chambers, State Library of South Australia (in Adelaide). On another matter, the IISL needs some help with videography and photography in Adelaide. If you are …

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Jun 06

June 2017 newsletter

The June 2017 newsletter is now available. The newsletter contained an extensive report about this year’s Lachs Moot competition and its regional rounds. The Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court World Semi-Finals and Finals will be held Tuesday, September 26 and Thursday, September 28, in Adelaide, Australia on the sidelines of the 68th International Astronautical …

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May 02

May 2017 newsletter

The International Institute of Space Law published a newsletter during May 2017. The IISL Board of Directors met for its Spring meeting in Vienna. The 19 participants from 13 countries reviewed the series of successful events in 2016, approved new individual and institutional members (amongst them the European Space Agency and McGill University) and adopted …

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Apr 26

2017 IISL/ECSL space law symposium at UN-COPUOS

The International Institute of Space Law and European Centre for Space Law (ECSL) held the IISL/ECSL Symposium on “Legal models for exploration, exploitation and utilization of space resources 50 years after the adoption of the Outer Space Treaty” during April. The event took place at the Vienna International Centre on the occasion of the 56th Session …

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Apr 01

April 2017 newsletter

April’s International Institute of Space Law newsletter published a newsletter during March 2017. Among other topics, the newsletter discussed at length the IISL/ECSL 2017 Space Law Symposium – “Legal Models for Exploration, Exploitation and Utilization of Space Resources 50 years after the Adoption of the Outer Space Treaty” – held at the Vienna International Centre …

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Mar 30

IISL DoS study on Space Resource Mining

Does international space law either permit or prohibit the taking of resources in outer space and on celestial bodies, and how is this relevant for national actors? What is the context, and what are the contours and limits of this permission or prohibition? A background paper was prepared, written by various authors under the overall …

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Mar 04

March 2017 newsletter

The International Institute of Space Law published a newsletter during March 2017. In this edition we look forward to the 56th COPUOS Legal Subcommittee which begins on 27 March in Vienna. The IISL / ECSL Space Law Symposium is on the first day of the Legal Subcommittee, and this year’s symposium will focus on space …

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