Lt. Col. Seth Dilworth to teach course on Space Operations Law

22 May 2023    

Lt. Col. Seth Dilworth, a former Nebraska LL.M. alum, will be instructing a course on Space Operations Law during the J-Term in January 2024. The course will explore various topics pertaining to national security and military operations in outer space. Students will gain insights into the strategic aspects of the space domain, including the utilization of orbits and spectrum for enhancing national security, as well as delve into the historical development of space strategy. The course will also cover the roles of agency organizations, treaty interpretation, the law of armed conflict, department of defense rules of engagement, soft law, national policy, and NATO policy. 

 Dilworth currently serves as Deputy Chief Space Law Division & Space Law Attorney at the Office of the Judge Advocate General, USAF, at the Pentagon. He graduated with his J.D. from Arizona State University and has had a successful career as a Judge Advocate General with the Air Force, serving at many different bases while advocating for special victims and practicing operational law.