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admiralty law:

see maritime lawmaritime law,
system of law concerning navigation and overseas commerce. Because ships sail from nation to nation over seas no nation owns, nations need to seek agreement over customs related to shipping.
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To determine whether federal admiralty jurisdiction is proper, courts
The Bill confers admiralty jurisdiction on High Courts located in coastal states of India and this jurisdiction extends upto territorial waters.
For the doctrine to apply, Firemans Fund's suit against Great American must be sustainable under the court's admiralty jurisdiction.
21, 41-42 (1934) (holding previous decisions concerning admiralty jurisdiction do not limit Congress' authority to enact legislation).
The rule providing federal admiralty jurisdiction for suits to enforce judgments of foreign admiralty courts has been recognized since the birth of the Nation.
And in Bolchos, the seizure of the slaves occurred on land after they had been taken off the prize ship, which was why admiralty jurisdiction was shaky and the judge made reference to the ATS in the first place.
Once a federal maritime claim is alleged, the claimant may bring an action in federal court exercising admiralty jurisdiction under Article III, Section 2 of the Constitution.
The legal concept of navigability has also been critical in defining private versus public property rights in water bodies, (7) allocating property between the federal and state governments, (8) and delineating the scope of Article III federal court admiralty jurisdiction.
The remedy under those sections of the Contract Act lies in the Civil Court, if at all, not under the Admiralty Jurisdiction on a Marine Hull Policy.
Based on longstanding precedent respecting the federal courts' assumption of in rem admiralty jurisdiction over vessels that are not in the possession of a sovereign, we conclude that the Eleventh Amendment does not bar federal jurisdiction over the Brother Jonathan.
The UAE has a long and proud maritime tradition, however, comparatively speaking, it remains a relatively young admiralty jurisdiction with continuously evolving maritime practices.