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Cases by field

Sovereignty and Jurisdiction
United States v. Causby, 328 U.S. 256, 66 S. Ct. 1062 (1946)
United States v. Cordoba, 89 F. Supp 298 (E.D.N.Y 1950)
Berg. Reaction Motors Division

Torts
Berg v. Reaction Motors Division 37 N.J. 396, 181 A.2d 487 (N.J. 1962)
Smith v. Lockheed Propulsion, 247 Cal. App. 2d 774 56 Cal. Rptr. 128 (Cal. App. 4th Dist. 1967)
Pigott v. Boeing, 240 So. 2d 63 (Miss. 1970)
Smith v. Morton Thiokol, 712 F. Supp. 893 (M.D. Fla. 1988)
Smith v. United States, 877 F. 2d 40 (11th Cir. 1989)
Smith v. United States, 113 S. Ct. 1178, 122 L. Ed. 2d 548 (1992)
Smith v. United States, 507 U.S. 197 (1993)

Contracts
Martin Marietta v. INTELSAT, 763 F Supp 1327 (D.Md.1991)
Martin Marietta v. INTELSAT, 991 F. 2d 94 (4th Cir. 1992)
Transpace Carriers v. United States, 22 Cl. Ct. 80 (1990)
Hughes Communication Galaxy v. United States 998 F. 2d 953 (Fed. Cir. 1993)
American Satellite Co. v. United States, 26 Cl. Ct. 146 (1992)
American Satellite Co. v. United States, 998 F. 2d 950 (Fed. Cir. 1993)
Appalachian Insurance v. McDonnell Douglas 214 Cal. App 3d 1, 262 Cal. Rptr. 716 (Cal. App. 4th Dist. 1989)
Related article
The Party Damages in Space Insurance

Environment
Florida Coalition for Peace and Justice v. George Herbert Walker Bush, Civil Action No. 89-2682-OG (D.D.C. 1989)
Florida Coalition for Peace and Justice v. George Herbert Walker Bush, Civil Action No. 89-2682-Og (D.D.C. 1990)
Environmental Defence Fund v. Massey, 986 F.2d 528 (D.C. Cir. 1993)

Antitrust
Alpha Lyracom Space Communications v. COMSAT 1990-2 Trade Cas. (CCH) P69, 188 (S.D.N.Y. 1990)
Alpha Lyracom Space Communications v. COMSAT 946 F.2d 168 (2d Cir 1991) cert. Den. 112 S. Ct. 1174 (1992)
Alpha Lyracom Space Communications v. COMSAT 1993-1 Trade Cas. (CCH), P70, 184 (S.D.N.Y. 1993)
Related articles>
United States Court of Appeals for the second circuit. No. 1424-August Term 1996
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Access to the INTELSAT System
Antitrust & Trade Regulation

Taxation
COMSAT v. Franchise Tax Board, 156 Cal. App. 3d 726 203 Cal. Rptr. 770 (Cal. App. 1st Dist. 1984)
Related articles
New frontiers in state taxation

Intellectual Property
Hughes Aircraft Co. v. United States 29 Fed. Cl. 197 (1993)

Other cases:

United States v. One Lucite Ball Containing Lunar Material, 2003 U.S. Dist Lexis 467 (2003)
European Communities, Court of Justice, Judgment of April 30 1974
European Communities, Court of Justice, Judgment of March 18, 1980. (Procureur du Roi v. Marc I.V.C. Debauve and Others
European Communities, Court of Justice, Judgment of March 18, 1980 (S.A. Compagnie Générale pour la Diffusion de la Télévision, Coditel, and others
CJCE, 26 avril 1988, Bond van Adverteerders et autres c. Royaume des Pays-Bas, aff. n° C-352/85,
United States v. Causby, 328 U.S. 256 (1946)
United States v. Cordova, 89 F. Supp. 298 (E.D.N.Y)
Smith v. Lockheed Propulsion Company, Court of Appeals California, 1967
Pigott v. Boeing Company, Supreme Court of Mississippi, 240 So. 2d 63 (Miss.1970)
Liability Issues Associated with the Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster
Risk and Legal Liability in Commercial Space Launches
COMSAT Corporation v. St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company
Hughes Communications Galaxy, Inc. v. U.S.(2001)
Hughes Aircraft Co. v. U.S.

Recommended lectures

Launching Space Objects: Issues of Liability and Future Prospects By Valerie Kayser Hardcover, 386 Pages, Kluwer Academic Pub, October 2001
Cases on space law. Stephen Gorove. Journal of Space Law, INC. University, Mississippi, 1996
Satellite Regulation in Europe. Legal Texts and Materials. Edited by Stéphan Le Goueff. Kluwer Law International, 2000.
 
 
 
Last update: 11 March 2011