Beard featured in Cybersecurity in Outer Space

02 Aug 2023    

Professor Jack Beard

Jack Beard, Director of the Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications Law Program, was recently featured in the latest edition of TAG Cyber Quarterly. The article titled "A Lawyer's Trek to Law's Last Frontier" recounts Beard's unconventional career path from his time as an exchange student in Leningrad during his undergraduate at Georgetown, through his time in the Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Corps. and beyond.

The feature delves into the transformative experiences that eventually lead to his current position at Nebraska Law. The article also describes Beard's pivotal role in creating "The Woomera Manual," a project focused on establishing reliable and practical guidelines for responsible behavior in outer space. His unique approach, which emphasizes the importance of state practice in shaping international law, is showcased throughout the article, as well as his research and writing on norms and soft law.

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