admiralty law

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Noun1.admiralty law - the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
barratry - (maritime law) a fraudulent breach of duty by the master of a ship that injures the owner of the ship or its cargo; includes every breach of trust such as stealing or sinking or deserting the ship or embezzling the cargo
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
international law, law of nations - the body of laws governing relations between nations
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Court of Appeals decision, held that state law applied, not federal admiralty law, and the policy could only be voided if the breach contributed to the loss.
judgments, United States courts must apply federal admiralty law, not
THE ADMIRALTY LAW COMMITTEE'S annual update seminar was recently hosted by Shutts & Bowen in Miami.
The maritime and admiralty law firm Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina and Winkleman, P.
Thomas University School of Law, as a joint meeting with the American Bar Association/Torts and Insurance Practice Section, Admiralty Law Committee, providing its members at both meetings with CLE credits and advanced credit toward certification.
at 865 (explaining the responsibility to fashion controlling admiralty law has largely been left to the judiciary).
Like his father he specialized in admiralty law, and over thirty years he developed a reputation for his keen understanding of the complexity of ships as social and mechanical systems.
British ancestry, an entrenched rule of Admiralty law, virtually at the
As a general rule, in the absence of established and governing federal admiralty law, the states have largely unfettered power to regulate matters related to marine insurance.
Admiralty law is a distinct practice of immense importance to the people and businesses that make their living off the water, added James McCurdy, managing partner of Lindsay Hart.
After retirement, Bill remained very much part of the fabric of this Law School--teaching Admiralty Law, attending colloquia and other faculty events, and keeping up with his colleagues.
Shortly thereafter, the couple moved to New Orleans where Michael attends the master of laws program in admiralty law at Tulane Law School.