This course is intended as an introduction to aviation law. The course will cover the basic legal framework of aviation law including international treaties, federal statutes, regulations as well as state and federal tort law and choice of law issues relating to aviation accident litigation. Related topics will include aviation insurance, airport land use, aircraft ownership and aviation accident investigation and reconstruction. The course will include lectures from a variety of practicing attorneys who are members of the Aviation Section of the Oregon State Bar. The grade will be based on class participation and a final paper.