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Drone Cases & Rulings To Watch

Law360 (April 3, 2018, 1:32 PM EDT) -- The Federal Aviation Administration is still fine-tuning rules to more widely integrate unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, into the national airspace, creating an opening for lawsuits questioning how the emerging technology should be regulated.

After finalizing a 2016 rule governing the commercial use of small drones — with a number of limitations, including on nighttime flying — the FAA is now working on new rules addressing how to remotely track and identify drones, manage drone traffic or ease some of its existing restrictions.

But as drone...
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Boggs v. Merideth


Case Number

3:16-cv-00006

Court

Kentucky Western

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Thomas B. Russell

Date Filed

January 4, 2016


Case Title

Electronic Privacy Information v. FAA, et al


Case Number

16-1297

Court

Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

August 22, 2016


Case Title

Singer v. City of Newton


Case Number

1:17-cv-10071

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Massachusetts

Nature of Suit

Constitutional - State Statute

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William G. Young

Date Filed

January 17, 2017


Case Title

TAYLOR v. FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION et al


Case Number

1:18-cv-00035

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District Of Columbia

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Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Amit P. Mehta

Date Filed

January 5, 2018

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