Reply to post: Re: I think it's a slippery road to assert the underlying terrain has jurisdiction

I've had it with these mother-fscking slaps on this mother-fscking plane: Flight fight sparks legal brouhaha over mid-air co-ords

Charles 9 Silver badge

Re: I think it's a slippery road to assert the underlying terrain has jurisdiction

"It would be cleaner to do that, but it's not supported by the constitution."

What about the 14th Amendment and the Supremacy Clause combined with the original document's mandate over interstate commerce (the flight was interstate)? Could these be combined to assert that interstate flights default to federal jurisdiction?

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