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Why is the FAA regulating recreational drone use?

Short video featuring Gregory S. McNeal
Gregory S. McNeal January 27, 2016

Gregory S. McNeal, Associate Professor of Law and Public Policy at Pepperdine School of Law, discusses new regulations concerning recreational drone use recently issued by the FAA.  Professor McNeal explains that these new regulations represent an enormous break from the past, and likely stem from the widespread and increasing popularity of drones.

Unplugging FERC?: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission v. Electric Power Supply Association - Podcast

Federalism & Separation of Powers and Environmental Law & Property Rights Practice Groups Podcast
Erik S. Jaffe October 21, 2015

In a case that could have serious implications about the limits of judicial review, the Supreme Court will be deciding a narrow statutory interpretation question. The initial question is whether FERC has authority to regulate the rules used by operators of wholesale-electricity markets to pay for reductions in electricity consumption and to recoup those payments through adjustments to wholesale rates. But wrapped within that question is how much deference the Supreme Court is willing to give FERC on this matter.

Featuring:

  • Mr. Erik S. Jaffe, Sole Practitioner, Erik S. Jaffe, PC