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Law professors to discuss legal issues surrounding drones

April 3, 2016

NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts Bar Association has organized a panel discussion on the legal issues surrounding the use of drones.

The discussion will be held Monday at the University of Massachusetts School of Law.

The panel will include UMass law professors, a political science professor at UMass and two officials from the Association of Professional Drone Pilots.

Panelists will focus on legal issues posed by commercial use nationwide, as well as regulatory challenges, including pilot licensing and Federal Aviation Administration regulations.

They will also discuss the impact on privacy and humanitarian issues presented by military use of drones worldwide.

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