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Concentration - Remote Sensing/Air/Space

Juris Doctor

Description

The School of Law offers a Juris Doctor (J.D.), a concurrent Juris Doctor/Master of Accountancy (J.D./M.Accy) and a Concurrent Juris Doctor/Master of Taxation (J.D./M.Tax).

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 90

Course Requirements

First Year

Upper Level (Second and Third Years)

Otherwise, students have free choice of elective courses to complete the remainder of their credit hours.

Other Academic Requirements

For the Juris Doctor degree, the requirements are: (1) successful completion of 90 credit hours of law courses (70 of which must be graded credit hours and 75 of which must come from courses that meet in regularly-scheduled classroom hours), including the courses specifically required for graduation, and (2) an overall grade-point average of 2.00 (C) or better. The curriculum and courses required for graduation are subject to change at any time without prior notice at the direction of the law faculty.

Concentration - Remote Sensing/Air/Space

Description

The concentration in remote sensing, air and space law is designed to provide students with specialized study in the fields of remote sensing, air and space law and to prepare students for careers in federal and international law and technology-related areas.

Course Requirements

The Concentration requires twenty-seven credit hours consisting of four aerospace law courses (twelve credit hours),(International Space Law 680, U.S. Domestic Space Law 679 or Remote Sensing Law 655, International Aviation Law 724, U.S. Aviation Law 723), Independent Study in Aerospace Law and/or possible externship/internship placement (3 credit hours), and four elective courses (12 credit hours), for a total of twenty-seven credits. A list of elective courses follows: Administrative Law 605 Communications Law 673 Environmental Law 581 European Communities Law 530 International Commercial Arbitration 722 International Environmental Law 656 Intellectual Property 580 International Law 620 International Security Law & Policy 658 International Trade 575 Journal of Space Law 583 Law of Armed Conflict 531 Remote Sensing Law 655 U.S. Domestic Space Law 679

Independent Study or Internship/Externship Placement: Each Concentration student must present acceptable legal research and analysis on an aerospace law topic assigned by the faculty, and the preparation of a written article. Grades will be determined by the quality of the proposal, literature review, research report and article completion.

In lieu of Independent Study, with the assistant of, and subject to the approval of the Program Director, students may do a supervised internship/externship in the aviation or space law private or public sector, or at the Center, for three credit hours

Other Academic Requirements

A cumulative grade point average of 2.5 in the Concentration courses must be achieved in order to successfully receive the Concentration. Students earning a cumulative 3.2 grade point average in all Concentration courses will have “with honors” reflected on their certificates.

Degree Requirements

The academic regulations for this degree program, as entered in the University of Mississippi Catalog, are in effect for the current or selected academic year and semester. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change rules for registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time.

Juris Doctor

Requirement Hours Description
Law 501 4 Complete Law 501 with a passing grade.
Law 502 4 Complete Law 502 with a passing grade.
Law 503 3 Complete Law 503 with a passing grade.
Law 504 4 Complete Law 504 with a passing grade.
Law 507 3 Complete Law 507 with a passing grade.
Law 514 3 Complete Law 514 with a passing grade.
Law 515 3 Complete Law 515 with a passing grade.
Law 568 3 Complete Law 568 with a passing grade.
Law 577 2 Complete Law 577 with a passing grade.
Law 603 3 Complete Law 603 with a passing grade.
Skills course 6
Writing course 3
75 regularly scheduled hours 0 Please contact your advisor for more information regarding this requirement.

Concentration - Remote Sensing/Air/Space

Requirement Hours Description
12 hours of electives 12 Complete 12 hours of electives chosen from the following: Law 605, Law 673, Law 581, Law 530, Law 722, Law 656, Law 580, Law 620, Law 658, Law 575, Law 583, Law 531, Law 655, and Law 679. Student may also complete related additional or substitute course(s) specifically approved by the Program Director.
3 hrs IS or Intern/Externship 3 Complete 3 hours of independent study or internship/externship placement.
4 RSSL Core Courses 12 Complete 4 RSSL Core Courses chosen from the following: Law 655, Law 658, Law 679, Law 723, Law 724, and Law 736.
The policies and regulations contained in this online University of Mississippi Catalog are in effect for the current or selected semester. The catalog is not a contract, but rather a guide for the convenience of students. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change the fees, rules, and schedules for admission, registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time. Implicit in each student’s enrollment with the university is an agreement to comply with university rules and regulations, which the university may modify to exercise properly its educational responsibility.