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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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precedents of substantive United States Federal Admiralty law and
Justice Wayne asserted that the exercise of separate admiralty jurisdiction, and therefore varying principles of admiralty law, by individual states under the Articles of Confederation created "difficulties.
143) While state and federal courts have concurrent jurisdiction in many areas of admiralty law, the possibility of leaving limitation actions to the state courts has been more or less foreclosed by a line of cases beginning with Norwich and culminating in Lewis v.
Before moving on to specific reform details and recommendations, the Australian Law Reform Commission canvassed three appropriately fundamental questions about admiralty law in Chapter 6 of its Report.
Maritime or admiralty law is the body of international private law that has developed in relation to maritime commerce since the Middle Ages.
Maritime rules that lend uniformity to the body of admiralty law must still rest upon the basis of extant authorities, and Exxon Shipping failed to locate an authority in federal or state law supportive of its rulemaking approach.
One of the most important treatises on admiralty law from the period recognized the multiple jurisdictions for piracy under liability for aiding and abetting piracy, whether under the laws of admiralty (as in the special commissions) or in the common law courts.
Kathiravel is a barrister qualified in England and Singapore and, prior to joining North of England in 1996, worked for Singapore lawyers Drew & Napier specialising in shipping and admiralty law.
It claims, "Aviation claims are litigated under old-world admiralty law, not 'regular law' used with automobile fender benders .
The Admiralty Law Section is especially relevant to its members because of the unique nature of the practice, said section Chair S.