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Paul Stephen Dempsey

Full Professor
Director, Institute of Air and Space Law
Tomlinson Chair in Global Governance in Air and Space Law

3690 Peel Street 
Room 203
Montreal, Quebec
Canada H3A 1W9

514-398-8370 [Office]
paul [dot] dempsey [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Website: McGill Institute of Air and Space Law

Curriculum vitae: Paul S. Dempsey CV [.doc] (updated January 2016)


Paul Stephen Dempsey is Tomlinson Professor of Global Governance in Air & Space Law and Director of the Institute of Air & Space Law at McGill University, in Montreal, Canada.  For more than two decades, he held the chair as Professor of Transportation Law, and was Director of the Transportation Law Program at the University of Denver.  He was also Director of the National Center for Intermodal Transportation.  Earlier, he served as an attorney with the Civil Aeronautics Board and the Interstate Commerce Commission in Washington, D.C., and was Legal Advisor to the Chairman of the I.C.C. He is admitted to practice law in Colorado, Georgia and the District of Columbia. 

Professor Dempsey was a Fulbright Scholar, was awarded the Transportation Lawyers Association Distinguished Service Award, and was designated the University of Denver's Outstanding Scholar.  He was the first individual designated the University of Denver's Hughes Research Professor, and DePaul University's Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law.  The Colorado transportation community named him “Educator of the Year”, and inducted him into the Colorado Aerospace Hall of Fame.  For 23 years, he was faculty editor of the Transportation Law Journal.  He also served on the Editorial Boards of the Denver Business Journal, and The Aviation Quarterly (Lloyds, London), and currently serves on the Editorial Board of the German Journal of Air & Space Law, and as Editor-in-Chief of the Annals of Air & Space Law.  Professor Dempsey has published more than 20 books and ninety law review and academic journal articles, and scores of newspaper and news magazine editorials.

From 1986 to 1998, he was host of KWGN-TV's weekly talk show, "Your Right to Say It."  Professor Dempsey has appeared on the ABC Evening News with Peter Jennings, the MacNeil-Lehrer News Hour, ABC World Business Report, NBC Today, ABC Good Morning America, CNN Crossfire, National Public Radio, CBS Radio, NBC Mutual Radio, and other news broadcasting networks in the United States and abroad.  His editorials have been published in major newspapers and news magazines, including for example, Newsweek, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal.

From 1994-2009, Paul Dempsey was Vice Chairman & Director of Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc., and Chairman of Lynx Aviation, Inc..  He was a founder and first Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Certified Claims Professional Accreditation Council, Inc., and President and Director of the Genesee Foundation, Inc.  He has also served as a consultant to U.S. and foreign airlines, railroads, motor carriers, bus companies, transportation labor organizations, industry associations, government agencies, and telecommunications companies.

Dr. Dempsey has delivered expert witness testimony and studies before the Public Utility Commissions of the states of California, Colorado, Kansas, Iowa, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Washington, the Province of British Columbia, and the courts of Missouri and Nevada.  He has testified before the transportation committees of the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives, the Canadian Senate, and the state legislatures of Colorado, Michigan and Texas.  He has lectured in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, the Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Macau, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States.


BA, University of Georgia, Journalism
LLB, University of Georgia, Law
LLM, George Washington University, International Law
DCL, McGill University, Air & Space Law, International Aviation Law

Research interests

Transportation law, air law, aviation law and regulation.


Journal articles

“Independence of Aviation Safety Investigation Authorities: Keeping the Foxes from the Henhouse”, 75 Journal of Air Law & Commerce 223 (2010).
“Montreal v. Brussels: The Conflict of Laws on the Issue of Delay in International Air Carriage”, 35 Air & Space Law 297 (2010).
“Accidents and Injuries in International Air Law: The Clash of the Titans”, XXXIV Annals of Air & Space Law 285-310 (2009); republished in the Korean Journal of International Law 235-70 (2009).
“Privacy Issues with the Use of Smart Cards”, TCRP Legal Research Digest 25 (April 2008).
“The Evolution of Air Transport Agreements”, XXXIII Annals of Air & Space Law 127-230 (2008).
“The Evolution of US Space Policy”, XXXIII Annals of Air & Space Law 324-43 (2008).
“The Financial Performance of the Airline Industry Post-Deregulation”, 45 HOUSTON LAW REVIEW 421-85 (2008).
“Theory and Law of Airport Revenue Diversion,” ACRP Legal Research Digest 2 (May 2008).
“Blacklisting: Banning the Unfit from the Heavens”, XXXII Annals of Air & Space Law 29-64 (2007).
"Governance of Commercialized Air Navigation Services", XXXI Annals of Air & Space Law 213-347 (2006) (with Janda, Nyampong, Saba and Wilson).
"Nationality Requirements and Cabotage Restrictions in International Aviation: Sovereignty Won and Sovereignty Lost", 20 Studies in Air & Space Law 129-51 (2006).
"Air Cargo Liability and Baggage Liability and the Tower of Babel", 36 George Washington International Law Review 239-308 (2004).
"Carrier Liability for Loss & Damage of International Air Freight: Plaintiffs’ and Defendants’ Elements of Proof", XXIX Annals of Air & Space Law 91-145 (2004).
"Compliance & Enforcement in International Law: Achieving Global Uniformity in Aviation Safety", 30 North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation 1-74 (2004) (lead article).
"Flights of Fancy and Fights of Fury: Arbitration and Adjudication of Commercial and Political Disputes in International Aviation", 32 Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law 231-305 (2004).
"Aviation Security: The Role of Law in the War against Terrorism", 41 Columbia Journal of Transnational Law 649-733 (2003).
"Privatization of the Air: Government Liability for Privatized Air Traffic Services," XXVIII Annals of Air & Space Law 95-119 (2003).
"The Cyclical Crisis in Commercial Aviation: Causes and Potential Cures," XXVIII Annals of Air & Space Law 1-17 (2003), reprinted in Transportation Lawyer 30 (July 2003).
"Transportation: A Legal History", 30 Transportation Law Journal 235-366 (2003).
"Tug of War: The Conflict between the European Union and Its Member States Over Bilateral Air Transport Agreements", Transportation Lawyer 26 (Apr. 2003), and 18 International Law Quarterly 14 (Spring 2003).
"Airline and Airport Security: Law as a Deterrent to Aerial Terrorism", XXVII Annals of Air & Space Law 167-246 (2002).
"Carving the World Into Fiefdoms: The Anticompetitive Future of Commercial Aviation", XXVII Annals of Air & Space Law 247-304 (2002).
"Free Trade But Not Free Transport: The Mexican Standoff," 30 Denver Journal of International Law & Policy 91 (2002).
"Local Airport Regulation: The Constitutional Tension between Police Power, Preemption & Takings", 11 Penn State Environmental Law Review 1-43 (2002) (lead article).
"Metropolitan Planning Organizations: Findings and Recommendations for Improving Transportation Planning", 32 Publius: The Journal of Federalism 87 (2002) (with Professors Andrew Goetz & Carl Larson).
"Predation, Competition & Antitrust Law: Turbulence in the Airline Industry", 67 Journal of Air Law & Commerce 685-840 (2002).
"Predatory Pricing & Monopolization in the Airline Industry: A Case Study of Minneapolis/St. Paul", 29 Transportation Law Journal 129-87 (2002) (lead article).
"The Road Ahead: McGill University’s Institute of Air & Space Law", XXVII Annals of Air & Space Law 305-12 (2002).
"Airport Landing Slots: Barriers to Entry and Impediments to Competition", 16 Air & Space Law 20-48 (2001).
"Competition in the Air: European Union Regulation of Commercial Aviation", 66 Journal of Air Law & Commerce 979-1153 (2001).
"Transportation Education at the University of Denver", 29 Transportation Law Journal 87-127 (2001) (with Professors Andrew Goetz & Joseph Szyliowicz).
"Symposium on Intermodal Transportation: Introduction," 27 Transportation Law Journal 295 (2000) (with Professor Joseph Szyliowicz).
"The Law of Intermodal Transportation: What It Was, What It Is, What It Should Be," 27 Transportation Law Journal 367-417 (2000).
"Trade & Transport Policy in Inclement Skies – The Conflict between Sustainable Air Transportation and Neo-Classical Economics," 65 Journal of Air Law & Commerce 639-693 (2000).
"Denver’s New Airport Finally Takes Wing," 13 FORUM 19 (Spring 1998).
"Pennies From Heaven: Breaking Through the Liability Limitations of Warsaw," XXII Annals of Air & Space Law 267-93 (1997).
"Taxi Industry Regulation, Deregulation & Reregulation: The Paradox of Market Failure," 24 Transportation Law Journal 73-120 (1996).
"Airlines in Turbulence: Strategies for Survival", 23 Transportation Law Journal 15-98 (1995).
"The Prospectus for Survival and Growth in Commercial Aviation," XIX Annals of Air & Space Law 163-219 (1994).
"The U.S. Short Line Railroad Phenomenon: The Other Side of the Tracks," UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO LAW REVIEW 425-48 (1993) (with William G. Mahoney); republished in 21 TRANSPORTATION LAW JOURNAL 383-408 (1994).
"Airline Deregulation in the United States: Competition, Concentration, and Market Darwinism," XVII ANNALS OF AIR & SPACE LAW 199-243 (1992).
"Airline Deregulation Results Fail To Meet Predictions," Arizona Republic, January 17, 1992, at A13.
"Airlines, Airports and Antitrust: A Proposed Strategy for Enhanced Competition," 85 JOURNAL OF AIR LAW & COMMERCE 455-507 (1992) (with Professor Robert Hardaway).
"European Aviation Regulation: Flying Through the Liberalization Labyrinth," 15 BOSTON COLLEGE INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW REVIEW 311-74 (1992).
"Interstate Trucking: The Collision of Textbook Theory and Empirical Reality," 20 TRANSPORTATION LAW JOURNAL 185-254 (1992).
"The Re-Regulation Reaction," AVIATION ECONOMIST 2 (1992).
"Canadian Transport Deregulation: Rolling Across the Great White North," 19 TRANSPORTATION LAW JOURNAL 113-92 (1991) (with Prof. William Thoms and Sonja Clapp).
"Has Deregulation Derailed American Industry?" ECONOMICS 92/93 61 (1992), and BUSINESS & SOCIETY REVIEW 53 (1991).
"Running on Empty: Trucking Deregulation and Economic Theory," 43 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW REVIEW 253-319 (1991).
"The Civil Rights of the Handicapped in Transportation: The Americans with Disabilities Act and Related Legislation," 19 TRANSPORTATION LAW JOURNAL 309-33 (1991).
"The Disintegration of the U.S. Airline Industry," 20 TRANSPORTATION LAW JOURNAL 9-46 (1991).
"Airline Deregulation and Laissez Faire Mythology: Economic Theory in Turbulence," 56 JOURNAL OF AIR LAW & COMMERCE 305-412 (1990) [lead article].
"Robber Barons in the Cockpit: The Airline Industry in Turbulent Skies," 18 TRANSPORTATION LAW JOURNAL 133-171 (1990).
"The Americans with Disabilities Act: The Transportation Provisions," 9 PREVENTIVE LAW REPORTER 12 (1990).
"The Six Billion Dollar Myth," TRANSLAW (Fall, 1990), at 3.
"Airline Deregulation Ten Years After: Something Foul in the Air," 54 JOURNAL OF AIR LAW & COMMERCE 927-63 (1989) (with Prof. Andrew Goetz).
"America's Grand Experiment in Airline Deregulation: Good Intentions and Bad Results," XIV ANNALS OF AIR & SPACE LAW 21-34 (1989).
"Corporate Pirates Assault the Heavens: Leveraged Buy-Outs and the Airline Industry," 2 DEPAUL BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL 59-95 (1989).
"Deregulation of Airlines: The Bloom Is Off the Rose," FORUM 79 (1989).
"Adam Smith Assaults Ma Bell With His Invisible Hands: Divestiture, Deregulation, and the Need for a New Telecommunications Policy," 11 HASTINGS COMMUNICATIONS AND ENTERTAINMENT LAW JOURNAL 527-606 (1989); republished in part in US WEST ACADEMIC SEMINAR 115 (1988).
"Aerial Dogfights Over Europe: The Liberalization of EEC Air Transport," 53 JOURNAL OF AIR LAW & COMMERCE 615-736 (1988) [lead article].
"Free Wheeling? A Reference for Economic Deregulation In the Trucking Industry," 17 TRANSPORTATION LAW JOURNAL 167 (1988) (book review).
"Market Failure and Regulatory Failure As Catalysts for Political Change: The Choice Between Imperfect Regulation and Imperfect Competition", 46 WASHINGTON & LEE LAW REVIEW 1-40 (1988) [lead article].
"The Empirical Results of Deregulation: A Decade Later, And the Band Played On," 17 TRANSPORTATION LAW JOURNAL 31-100 (1988).
"Aerial Terrorism: Unilateral and Multilateral Responses to Aircraft Hijacking", 2 CONNECTICUT JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 427-62 (1987).
"Antitrust Law & Policy in Transportation: Monopoly I$ the Name of the Game," 21 GEORGIA LAW REVIEW 505-99 (1987) [lead article]; reprinted in Journal of Transportation Management 250-298 (1987).
"The Dark Side of Deregulation: Its Impact On Small Communities," 39 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW REVIEW 445-65 (1987), republished in Law Review Digest, and in Journal of Transportation Management 36-72 (1988).
"The Deregulation of Intrastate Transportation: The Texas Debate," 39 BAYLOR LAW REVIEW 1-28 (1987) [lead article]; reprinted in 10 Public Utilities Law Anthology 79-106 (1987).
"The Interstate Commerce Commission: The First Century of Economic Regulation," 16 TRANSPORTATION LAW JOURNAL 1 (1987).
"The Role of the International Civil Aviation Organization on Deregulation, Discrimination & Dispute Resolution" 52 JOURNAL OF AIR LAW & COMMERCE 529-83 (1987) [lead article].
"Turbulence In the 'Open Skies': The Deregulation of International Air Transport," 15 TRANSPORTATION LAW JOURNAL 305-388 (1987).
"Legal Education on the Move - Law and Transportation at the University of Denver," 15 TRANSPORTATION LAW JOURNAL 1 (1986).
"Compliance and Enforcement in International Law - Oil Pollution of the Marine Environment by Ocean Vessels," 6 NORTHWESTERN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW & BUSINESS 459-561 (1984).
"The Interstate Commerce Commission: Disintegration of An American Legal Institution," 34 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 1-51 (1984) [lead article]; republished as a chapter in ASS'N OF TRANSPORTATION PRACTITIONERS, WESTERN TRANSPORTATION LAW SEMINAR PAPERS AND PROCEEDINGS 57-74 (1984).
"Rate Regulation and Antitrust Immunity in Transportation: The Genesis and Evolution of This Endangered Species," 32 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 335-375 (1983).
"Transportation Deregulation - On a Collision Course?" 13 TRANSPORTATION LAW JOURNAL 329-92 (1984). Reviewed favorably by syndicated columnist, Hobart Rowen in the Washington Post, September 29, 1983, at A21, and other daily newspapers.
"Congressional Intent and Agency Discretion - Never the Twain Shall Meet: The Motor Carrier Act of 1980," 58 CHICAGO KENT LAW REVIEW 1-58 (1982) [lead article]; discussed in the Wall Street Journal, August 5, 1981, at 50; reproduced in Lexis.
"Oil Shale and Water Quality: The Colorado Prospectus under Federal, State and International Law," 58 DENVER LAW JOURNAL 715-49 (1981) [lead article].
"Erosion of the Regulatory Process in Transportation - The Winds of Change," 47 ICC PRACTITIONERS' JOURNAL 303-20 (1980).
"Oil Pollution by Ocean Vessels - An Environmental Tragedy: The Legal Regime of Flags of Convenience, Multilateral Conventions and Coastal States," 10 DENVER JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW & POLICY 37-87 (1980) (with Lisa Helling).
"Foreign Investment Incentives in the Developing World: The Legislation of Greece, Egypt, Pakistan, Thailand and the Republic of China," 11 CASE WESTERN RESERVE JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 575-611 (1979).
"The Contemporary Evolution of Intermodal & International Transport Regulation Under the Interstate Commerce Act: Land, Sea and Air Coordination of Foreign Commerce Movements," 10 VANDERBILT JOURNAL OF TRANSNATIONAL LAW 505-55 (1977) [lead article]; republished in 46 ICC Practitioners' Journal 360-404 (1979).
"The Rise and Fall of the Civil Aeronautics Board - Opening Wide the Floodgates of Entry," 11 TRANSPORTATION LAW JOURNAL 91-185 (1979).
"The Transportation Law Program," 9 TRANSPORTATION LAW JOURNAL 1 (1979).
"U.S. Export Policy: New Directions," 9 GEORGIA JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW 463 (1979).
"The International Rate & Route Revolution in North Atlantic Passenger Transportation," 17 COLUMBIA JOURNAL OF TRANSNATIONAL LAW 393-449 (1978).
"The Solicitation of International Capital by the Southeastern United States - Environmental & Legislative Inducements for Foreign Direct Investment," 8 CUMBERLAND LAW REVIEW 661-81 (1978).
"Economic Coercion and Self-Defense in International Law: The Arab Oil Weapon and Alternative American Responses Thereto," 9 CASE WESTERN RESERVE JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 253-321 (1977).
"Entry Control Under the Interstate Commerce Act: A Comparative Analysis of the Statutory Criteria Governing Entry in Transportation," 13 WAKE FOREST LAW REVIEW 729-72 (1977).
"Foreign Commerce Regulation Under the Interstate Commerce Act: Intermodal Coordination of International Transportation in the United States," 5 SYRACUSE JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW & COMMERCE 53-92 (1977).
"Foreign Commerce Regulation Under the Lanham Trade Mark Act: False Designation of Origin," 19 IDEA (JOURNAL OF LAW & TECHNOLOGY) 53-63 (1977).
"Legal and Economic Incentives for Foreign Direct Investment in the Southeastern United States," 9 VANDERBILT JOURNAL OF TRANSNATIONAL LAW 247-93 (1976).
"Primary Tax Incentives for Industrial Investment in the Southeastern United States," 25 EMORY LAW JOURNAL 789-813 (1976).

Books and monographs

AIR TRANSPORTATION: FOUNDATIONS FOR THE 21st CENTURY. Written with Professor Laurence Gesell, 3rd ed. Coast-Aire 2010).
AVIATION AND THE LAW (with Professor Laurence Gesell, 5th ed. Coast-Aire 2010).
SPACE LAW. Five-volume treatise, updated quarterly. (Oxford University Press 2010)
PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL AIR LAW (Institute of Air and Space Law, 2008).
Related Links: IASL Publications; Announcement of the publication of Public International Air Law book
AIRLINE MANAGEMENT: STRATEGIES FOR THE 21st CENTURY (with Professor Laurence Gesell, 2nd ed. Coast-Aire 2006).
SPACE LAW (Oceana 2006) (five-volume treatise updated every six months).
AIR TRANSPORTATION: FOUNDATIONS FOR THE 21st CENTURY (with Professor Laurence Gesell, 2nd ed. Coast-Aire 2005).
AVIATION AND THE LAW (with Professor Laurence Gesell, 4th ed. Coast-Aire 2005).
AIR COMMERCE & THE LAW (with Professor Laurence Gesell, Coast Aire 2004).
EUROPEAN AVIATION LAW (Kluwer Law International 2004).
TRANSIT LAW, volume 5 of SELECTED STUDIES IN TRANSPORTATION LAW (Transportation Research Board 2004).
METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE TRANSPORTATION PLANNING PROCESS (3 volumes, with Professors Goetz & Larson; National Center for Intermodal Transportation 2000).
DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: LESSONS LEARNED (with Professors Andrew Goetz & Joseph Szyliowicz, McGraw-Hill 1997)
AIRLINE DEREGULATION AND LAISSEZ FAIRE MYTHOLOGY (with Professor Andrew Goetz) (Quorum Books, 1992) (Japanese language edition 1995).
AVIATION LAW & REGULATION (with Professors Robert Hardaway and William Thoms) (2 volume treatise, and abridged student edition; Butterworth Legal Publishers 1993)
LAW & FOREIGN POLICY IN INTERNATIONAL AVIATION (Transnational Publishers, Inc. 1987).
LAW & ECONOMIC REGULATION IN TRANSPORTATION (with Professor William Thoms) (Quorum Books, 1986).

Articles/chapters in books and monographs

”Haftung des Luftfrachtführers”, in Kölner Kompendium Lufthrecht (Carl Heymanns Verlag 2010).
“ICAO’s Legal Authority to Regulate Aerospace Vehicles”, in Space Law: Legal Contours (P. Kumar, ed. 2010) (with Michael Mineiro).
“Overview of United States Policy and Law” in National Regulation of Space Activities 373-404 (R. Jakhu ed. 2010)
“Space Traffic Management: A Vacuum in Need of Law”, in Outer Space: Warfare and Weapons (P. Kumar, ed. 2010) (with Michael Mineiro).
“Audience Polling Results”, in Air Navigation: Flying Through Congested Skies (McGill/ICAO 2007) (with Yaw Nyampong).
“Motor Vehicle Law”, in 8 Transportation Law and Government Relations (Transportation Research Board 2007).
“Report of Conclusions”, in Air Navigation: Flying Through Congested Skies (McGill/ICAO 2007) (with Yaw Nyampong).
“The Evolving Relationship between Governments and Air Navigation Services”, in Air Navigation: Flying Through Congested Skies (McGill/ICAO 2007).
“Transportation and the United States Constitution”, in 8 Transportation Law and Government Relations (Transportation Research Board 2007).
"Intercarrier Agreements and Alliances: The Competitive Challenge", World Market Series Business Briefing: Aviation Strategies, Challenges and Opportunities of Liberalization 52 (Mar. 2003) (Proceedings of the ICAO International Air Transport Conference, Montréal, March 27, 2003).
"Predation in the Air: Competition and Antitrust Law in Commercial Aviation," in International Deregulation and Privatization 123-189 (Christian Campbell, ed., Transnational 2000).
"Globalization As a Euphemism for Cartelization," HANDBOOK OF AIRLINE MARKETING 513-32 (G. Butler & M. Keller, ed., McGraw Hill 1998).
"Air Traffic Congestion & Infrastructure Development In the Pacific Asia Region" 23-47 (with Prof. Kevin O’Connor) (C. Findlay, C. Sien & Karmjit Singh, ed., Institute of Southeast Asia Studies 1997).
"Dysfunctional Economics and the Airline Industry," HANDBOOK OF AIRLINE ECONOMICS 185-200 (D. Jenkins, ed., McGraw Hill 1996).
"Transportation and International Sustainable Development: A Preliminary Conceptualization and Application," OECD Proceedings, Towards Sustainable Development 118 (1996).
"Deregulation and Regulation: Policy, Politics & Economics," HANDBOOK ON REGULATION & ADMINISTRATIVE LAW (V. Schwartz & D. Rosenbloom, ed. 1994).
"Foreign Trade & Economic Injury: A Survey of U.S. Relief Mechanisms," THE LAW OF TRANSNATIONAL BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS 12-1 to 12-74 (V. Nanda ed. 1981).
"The Experience of Deregulation: Erosion of the Common Carrier System", 13 TRANSPORTATION LAW INSTITUTE 121-76 (1980).
"Foreign Direct Investment - Legislative Incentives for Industrial Investment," in GERMAN-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, DM IN USA (1979).
"Motor Carrier Regulation by the ICC", National Academy of Sciences, Motor Carrier Economic Regulation 618 (1978).

Columns in newspapers/magazines

Column: "Law School Notes," Transportation Lawyers Association Your Letter of the Law (1980-90).
Column: "Trucking and the Law," Road Runner Country (1980- 81).

Media articles

"Behind Those Sky-High Fares," Denver Business Journal, April 30, 1999, at 54A.
"The Right to Honest Travel," Denver Business Journal, July 16, 1999, at 46A.
"Trouble on the Mountaintop," Denver Business Journal, March 12, 1999, at 62A.
"Airlines Protest Too Much," Denver Business Journal, Apr. 17, 1998, at 54A.
"Denver’s Own Titanic," Denver Business Journal, May 22, 1998, at 54A.
"Dissecting WestPac’s Death," Denver Business Journal, Feb. 13, 1998, at 38A.
"Fixing Prices . . . Or Protecting Flyers?", Washington Times, May 1, 1998, at A19.
"Improving Denver’s Airport," Denver Business Journal, July 17, 1998, at 46A.
"Taking On Asphalt Bill," Denver Business Journal, Oct. 23, 1998.
"Up, Up and Away," Mobile Register, June 7, 1998, at 1D.
"A Mickey Mouse Operation," Denver Business Journal, Sept. 19, 1997.
"Flying Into Trade Headwinds," Denver Business Journal, Dec. 4, 1997, at 38A.
"It’s Time to Curb Automobile Traffic," Denver Business Journal, Apr. 18, 1997.
"Low-Coat Carriers Caught In the Crosshairs," Denver Post, May 4, 1997, at 1E.
"Burying Heads in Asphalt No Solution," Denver Business Journal, Sept. 5, 1996, at 18A.
"Pena Mania Inflates Global Air Fares," Denver Business Journal, July 21, 1996, at 34A.
"Rail Is the Solution to Pollution," Denver Business Journal, Nov. 8, 1996.
"Romer's Decision Railroads Colorado," Denver Business Journal, Apr. 19, 1996.
"The Decadence of Deregulation," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 28, 1996, at E-3.
"A Close Look at 'Federico's Folly,'" N.Y. Journal of Commerce, Feb. 28, 1995, at 8A.
"DIA: Aviation Marvel or 'Federico's Folly,'" Denver Post, Feb. 25, 1995.
"Rip United Airline's Hold from DIA," Denver Business Journal, Aug. 25, 1995.
"Airline Code-Sharing Flying Out of Control", Rocky Mountain News, Oct. 10, 1994.
"Airlines' Polluted Information Stream Harmful to Consumers," Houston Chronicle, Oct. 2, 1994, at 5C.
"Airlines Taking Consumers for a Ride," USA Today, Jan. 25, 1994, at 9A.
"Economics Puts Adventure Back Into Flying," USA Today, Nov. 23, 1994, at 14A.
"Employees Can't Save Airline Industry," USA Today, Aug. 23, 1994, at 11A.
"Air Fares Need Oversight," USA Today, July 23, 1993, at 10A.
"How To Save Our Nose-Diving Airlines," Chicago Tribune, Aug. 17, 1993, at 1-19.
"Is There Hope of Regaining a Strong and Competitive Airline Industry?" Denver Post, July 31, 1993, at 7B.
"The Bitter Fruits of Airline Deregulation," Wall Street Journal, April 8, 1993, at A15.
"'91 a Year of Aviation Disasters, Thanks to Deregulation," Seattle Times, January 7, 1992, at A7.
"Flying Toward Global Cartels," Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Sept. 27, 1992.
"The Sky Ought to Be the Limit," New York Times, Jan. 26, 1991, at 19.
"Successful Reform? Horrid Results," Los Angeles Times, April 8, 1991, at B6.
"The Disaster of Airline Deregulation," Wall Street Journal, May 9, 1991, at A15.
"The Failure of Airline Deregulation," Roll Call, June 10, 1991, at 35.
"The Failure of Deregulation," The Recorder, Mar. 5, 1991, at 8.
"Time for Regulatory Reform," AIR LINE PILOT (Sept. 1991), at 16.
"Why Won't the Fat Lady Sing for Deregulation?," Baltimore Sun, Sept. 13, 1991, at 11A.
"Air Deregulation: Chaos Out of Order," Chicago Tribune, Dec. 11, 1990, at I-19 (with Theodore P. Harris).
"Airline Antitrust Probe Is Long Overdue," USA Today, July 9, 1990, at 10A.
"Airline Deregulation Is An Abysmal Failure," Houston Post, Nov. 28, 1990, at A 19 (with Theodore P. Harris).
"Airline Deregulation Set the Stage for Lorenzo's Rape of Eastern," Philadelphia Inquirer, Sept. 7, 1990, at 19-A.
"Frank Lorenzo's Sad Legacy," Journal of Commerce, Aug. 22, 1990, at 8A.
"How Deregulation Is Devouring Once-Proud Airline Companies," Tampa Tribune, Dec. 23, 1990, at 5-C.
"Lorenzo's Legacy: Ruined Airlines and Careers," Des Moines Register, Aug. 28, 1990.
"Not the Least Bit Sorry to See Frank Lorenzo Go," Houston Chronicle, Aug. 17, 1990, at 39A.
"Reregulation Is Needed to Make Flying Safer, "USA Today, July 27, 1990, at 10A.
"Aging Fleets, Centralization of Carriers Top Reasons to Ground Decontrol Days," Ft. Worth Star Telegram, July 10, 1989, at Business 21 (with Theodore Harris).
"Eastern's Demise Leaves Consumers Stranded at Gate," Arizona Republic, April 9, 1989, at C2.
"Eastern's Problems Reveal the Need to Re-regulate the Airlines," Boston Globe, Mar. 24, 1989, at 13.
"Its Time to Regulate the Airlines," Philadelphia Inquirer, March 23, 1989, at 21-A.
"Let's Fly a Friendlier, Safer Sky," Wall Street Journal, Dec. 12, 1989, at A15.
"Some Regulation Clearly Needed," Denver Post, April 3, 1989, at 2D.
"The Dangerous Cost of Airline Deregulation," Christian Science Monitor, Sept. 27, 1989, at 18.
"The Deregulation Mess," Air & Space (Aug/Sept 1989), at 80.
"The Friendly Skies Aren't So Friendly," Los Angeles Daily Journal, April 12, 1989, at 6.
"Airport Action," Denver Business Journal Commercial Real Estate Quarterly, July 25, 1988, at 28.
"Competition Is a Flop; Protect the Public," USA Today, Nov. 23, 1988, at 12A.
"Deregulation Has Spawned Abuses in Air Transport," Aviation Week & Space Technology, Nov. 21, 1988, at 147.
"Dream of Deregulation Gets Rude Awakening," Rocky Mountain News, April 18, 1988, at 39.
"In the Path of the Killer Trucks," Charlotte Observer, May 17, 1988, at 21A.
"Killer Trucks: Put Brakes on Deregulation," Arizona Republic, Oct. 30, 1988, at C6.
"Needless Fright on the Highway," Cleveland Plain Dealer, April 14, 1988, at 5-C.
"Reagan's Sad Legacy On Transportation," Houston Chronicle, April 10, 1988, at 6-6.
"Re-regulate Trucks for Safety," Journal of Commerce, April 15, 1988.
"Safety Demands Truck, Plane Regulation," Des Moines Register, April 19, 1988 at 7A.
"Small Towns Are Withering," Denver Post, Jan. 2, 1988, at 4B.
"Airline Safety Victim of Deregulation," Houston Post, Aug. 24, 1987, at 3B.
"Consumers Pay More to Receive a Lot Less," USA Today, July 16, 1987, at 8A.
"Cross Your Fingers, Hope Not to Die," Chicago Tribune, Aug. 28, 1987, at 27.
"Damage Deep in First Decade of Deregulation," Tampa Tribune, December 27, 1987, at 1C.
"Deregulation Brings Flying Low," Rocky Mountain News, Aug. 9, 1987, at 37.
"Deregulation's First Decade," Journal of Commerce, Dec. 18, 1987, at 8A.
"Fear of Flying Frequently," Newsweek, Oct. 5, 1987.
"Global Strategy Needed to Fight Terrorism," Dallas Times Herald Jan. 17, 1987, at A-13.
"Life Since Deregulation: It Means Paying Much More for Much Less," Des Moines Register, Dec. 30, 1987.
"Punishing Smallness," Cleveland Plain Dealer, Dec. 12, 1987, at 15A.
"The Carnage of Airline Deregulation," Houston Chronicle, July 30, 1987, at 27.
"The Crowded, Dangerous Skies of Airline Deregulation," Seattle Times, Sept. 4, 1987, at ll.
"The Discomforting Turbulence of Airline Deregulation," Tampa Tribune Aug. 9, 1987, at 1C.
"With Deregulation, Big Get Bigger," Philadelphia Inquirer, Dec. 19, 1987, at 9A.
"Birth of the Monster Airlines," Traffic World, Dec. 1, 1986, at 77.
"Consolidation a Destructive Trend," Denver Post, Dec. 6, 1986, at 4B.
"Deregulated Skies Unfriendly to Small Airlines," Rocky Mountain News, May 25, 1986, at 77.
"Deregulation's Toll Is Rising," Denver Post, Sept. 4, 1986, at 5B.
"Deregulation Stranding Residents of the Lone Prairie," Rocky Mountain News, Sept. 14, 1986, at 73.
"Protecting the Innocent from the Exclusionary Rule," Denver Post, Oct. 18, 1986, at 6B.
"Deregulation: The Great American Aviation Catastrophe," Air Cargo World, March 1984, at 44.
"Deregulation Would Clog Transportation Industry," Rocky Mountain News, June 4, 1984, at 34.
"Affordability, Safety of Airlines May Suffer," Los Angeles Times, Oct. 11, 1983, at 7.
"Airline Deregulation's Hostile Skies," Denver Post, Oct. 17, 1983, at 3B.
"Stormy Skies of Deregulation," Chicago Tribune, Oct. 14, 1983, at 19.