Ole Miss launching air, space law degree

By The Associated Press

OXFORD — The University of Mississippi School of Law will launch the nation’s first Master of Laws in air and space law this fall. Officials say the new degree program will be available on campus and online and as a full- or part-time program.

The Clarion-Ledger reports the university expect American Bar Association approval this month. With that, the law school will be the first and only ABA-accredited law school in the country to offer the degree.

The new degree provides a curriculum in U.S., international and comparative air and space law. The opportunity is available to those holding a degree from an accredited U.S. law school or a first law degree from a foreign law school.