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Sovereign Immunity for Public Airport Operations

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TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Legal Research Digest 24: Sovereign Immunity for Public Airport Operations examines sovereign immunity as it applies to public airports that are owned and operated by units of local government or regional governmental authorities. This report summarizes the extent of sovereign immunity granted to airports from state to state. Appendix A provides a table of cases, and Appendix B contains a chart of authorities.


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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2015. Sovereign Immunity for Public Airport Operations. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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188 pages | 8.5 x 11

Table of Contents

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Contents 1-5
I. Airport Sovereign and Governmental Immunity 6-11
II. Part A: States 12-158
III. Part B: Territories 159-171
Appendix A Table of Cases 172-177
Appendix B Chart of Authorities 178-185
Acknowledgments 186-187

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