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Legal Studies in International, European and Comparative Criminal Law

The Just Culture Principles in Aviation Law

Towards a Safety-Oriented Approach

Authors: Pellegrino, Francesca

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  • Provides a review and critical analysis of related legislation, regulations, standards and case law Includes comparisons at the national, international and supranational levelOffers potential solutions for lawyers, prosecutors, judges, and practitioners

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This book reviews and critically analyzes the current legal framework with regard to a more just culture for the aviation sector. This new culture is intended to protect front-line operators, in particular controllers and pilots, from legal action (except in the case of willful misconduct or gross negligence) by creating suitable laws, regulations and standards. In this regard, it is essential to have an environment in which all incidents are reported, moving away from fears of criminalization. The approach taken until now has been to seek out human errors and identify the individuals responsible. This punitive approach does not solve the problem because frequently the system itself is (also) at fault. Introducing the framework of a just culture could ensure balanced accountability for both individuals and complex organizations responsible for improving safety. Both aviation safety and justice administration would benefit from this carefully established equilibrium.

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Francesca Pellegrino is Full Professor of Maritime and Air Law at Messina University, Italy, as well as Visiting Professor at World Maritime University Malmo, of International Maritime Organization and at the Universities of Granada, Cadix, Vigo (Spain) and Nantes (France) within the Erasmus Teaching programme. 

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Just Culture Principles in Aviation Law
Book Subtitle
Towards a Safety-Oriented Approach
Authors
Series Title
Legal Studies in International, European and Comparative Criminal Law
Series Volume
3
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-23178-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-23178-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-23177-4
Series ISSN
2524-8049
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 152
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