Category Archive: publication

Oct 23

IISL Proceedings 2016

The latest edition of the Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law is now available for order from Eleven Publishing.¬† This volume contains the proceedings of the 59th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space held during the IAC in Guadalajara, Mexico in September 2016, as well as the papers presented at the IISL-ECSL …

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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 14

IISL Letter to US Senate

The IISL Board of Directors recently submitted a letter for the record to US¬†Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness May 23 hearing “Reopening the American Frontier: Exploring How the Outer Space Treaty Will Impact American Commerce and Settlement in Space.” The letter is available here: IISL Board Letter …

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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 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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Feb 21

25 Years of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition

This book celebrates 25 years of the Manfred Lachs Moot Court Competition of the International Institute of Space Law. It contains information grouped by year, including summaries of the Problems, names of participating schools, winners, runners up, best memorial and best oralist winners and more. There are numerous photos showing the hard work of students, …

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Feb 07

February 2017 newsletter

The International Institute of Space Law published a newsletter during February 2017. The newsletter is aimed at the IISL membership, keeping those interested in space law informed about the latest news from the Institute and about developments in space law in general. If you have items for the newsletter, please contact the editorial team of …

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