Ivan A. Vlasic, early space law scholar, dies

April 22, 2011 at 4:55 pm | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment

by Joanne Irene Gabrynowicz with the blog faculty

Source: Personal communication with Dr. Jacqueline Etil Serrao

Prof. Vlasic was co-author of the seminal space law text, The Law and Public Order of Outer Space (1963).

He taught at University of Florida, College of Law, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, and McGill University Faculty of Law, Director, McGill Institute of Air and Space Law, and Senior Fellow, Yale Law School. Author of numerous articles and co-author of three books. Acted as legal advisor to the United Nations (on military uses of outer space) and to the Canadian Delegation to the Legal Sub-Committee of the U.N. Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS). See here.

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