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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She is also skilled in handling complex civil and commercial matters for her clients, including the defense of personal injury, premises liability, construction defect cases, and admiralty law.
He said the sale of the vessel proved the ability of the Malaysian legal system to provide world-class legal services, especially in the field of Admiralty law, and in the provision of support services.
The Admiralty Law Committee continues to advance the practice of maritime law and foster continued learning through offering complimentary and well-attended seminars about recent developments and trends in this practice area.
performed from vessel rigs are governed by admiralty law. (81)
Tugboat owner Dann Marine Towing sued in federal court to limit its liability under admiralty law. Dann sought a ruling that its liability was capped by the company's $500,000 interest in the tugboat.
Speaking on Monday in Lagos when the agency hosted the 8th Strategic Admiralty Law Seminar for Judges, the NIMASA helmsman revealed that the agency has already ratified 40 conventions of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and International Labour Organisation (ILO) on maritime safety, maritime labour and marine environment management, domesticating 19 of these conventions either by adoption, regulations or by incorporation under the Merchant Shipping Act, 2007.
Crawford's work has been recognized by Super Lawyers, and he is a member of the Southeast Admiralty Law Institute, the Maritime Law Association and the Defense Research Institute.
affirmed that federal admiralty law applied and that the plaintiff was
Law school was always in Elizabeth Strunk's plan after she took an admiralty law course while at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
He serves on the board of directors of the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute and is an active member of the Maritime Law Association of the United States, the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Defense Research Institute.
In the coming months, courts will hear jurisdictional fights to determine if Missouri state law or federal admiralty law also known as maritime law governs the dispute.