Admiralty in a Nutshell / Edition 4

Admiralty in a Nutshell / Edition 4

by Frank L. Maraist, Thomas C. Galligan
     
 

American maritime law probably seems like a world unto itself to most law students. This text gives you a first-class ticket to that world. It covers many recent developments in the United States Supreme Court on seaman status and remedies. Yet it is much more than an update. It gives the scope and highlights of the field that you need to excel in understanding it,… See more details below

Overview

American maritime law probably seems like a world unto itself to most law students. This text gives you a first-class ticket to that world. It covers many recent developments in the United States Supreme Court on seaman status and remedies. Yet it is much more than an update. It gives the scope and highlights of the field that you need to excel in understanding it, from maritime jurisdiction to sovereign immunity. This will help you answer exam questions more quickly and accurately.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314242655
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Nutshell Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
4.92(w) x 7.38(h) x 0.84(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition
Table of Cases
Chapter I Introduction
Chapter II Indicia of Jurisdiction
Chapter III Scope of the Maritime Jurisdiction
Chapter IV Substantive Maritime Law: Contacts for Carriage of Goods
Chapter V Liens on Maritime Property
Chapter VI The Seaman's Employment Contract, Wages and Compromise of Claims
Chapter VII Marine Insurance
Chapter VIII Towage and Pilotage
Chapter IX Salvage
Chapter X General Average
Chapter XI Maritime Tort Law
Chapter XII Collision Law
Chapter XIII Worker Injury Claims
Chapter XIV Wrongful Death
Chapter XV Platform Injuries
Chapter XVI Sovereign Immunity
Chapter XVII Joint and Several Liability, Indemnity and Contribution
Chapter XVIII Limitation of Liability
Chapter XIX Jurisdiction and Procedure in Maritime Claims
INDEX

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