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Dr. Maria-Vittoria Carminati

Dr. Maria-Vittoria Carminati is head of the ABA space law committee. She obtained her JD from the University of...

Dr. Michael Foerster

Dr. Michael Foerster is a planetary astronomer, retired from NASA’s jet propulsion lab where his research focused on the...

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Kristoffer Butler

Kristoffer Butler is the SBA Executive President at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.

Episode Notes

As we consider the possible implications of human actions in outer space, experts see a need for ethical regulation and proper licensing of these endeavors beyond Earth. In this episode of the ABA Law Student Podcast, host Kristoffer Butler talks to Dr. Maria-Vittoria Carminati and Dr. Michael Foerster about the future of space and telecommunications law. We are fundamentally a people of exploration and adventure, and our attempts at reaching further into space create a need for forward-thinking laws that will protect other planets and our own. Dr. Carminati and Dr. Foerster discuss this exciting area of the law and give young lawyers insight into how to enter this field.

Dr. Maria-Vittoria Carminati is head of the ABA space law committee.

Dr. Michael Foerster is a planetary astronomer, co-founder of Astronomy.FM, and a NASA educator.

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Published: December 13, 2018
Podcast: ABA Law Student Podcast
Category: Legal News
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