An avigation easement

August 6, 2014

Another legal term I just learned — “[a]n easement permitting unimpeded aircraft flights over the servient estate.” Oddly, “avigation easement” is materially more common in court opinions than its clearer synonym, “aviation easement” (236 cases for avigation easement, 44 for aviation easement).

Eugene Volokh teaches free speech law, religious freedom law, church-state relations law, a First Amendment Amicus Brief Clinic, and tort law, at UCLA School of Law, where he has also often taught copyright law, criminal law, and a seminar on firearms regulation policy.
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