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Admiralty Law* - LAW738

2 Credits

This course presents an overview of admiralty and maritime law of the United States, including its origin, growth, and practice in the U.S. Courts, as well as its relationship to international prac-tice. The major substantive areas of coverage are maritime liens, rights of seamen and maritime workers (recovery for personal injury and death), marine insurance, salvage, collision, general average, carriage of goods, and protection of the marine environ-ment. Key aspects of the Law of the Sea are also discussed. (No prerequisite.)