Articles Written by Ian Perry


Ian Perry

Baylor Honors College Graduate. Graduate of the University of Mississippi for J.D. and for an LL.M. in Air and Space Law. Currently a Nebraska J.S.D. student.

Claiming that Space Is not a Commons Is a Bad Strategy
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Claiming That Space Is not a Commons Is a Bad Strategy

A recent U.S. House Bill, H.R.2809 – American Space Commerce Free Enterprise Act, includes a section stating, “Notwithstanding any other provision of law, outer space shall not be considered a global commons.” I share some of the concerns underlying this move, but question whether it is the most effective strategy to legally defend either American …

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