Admiralty & Maritime Law

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Captain who abandoned sinking ferry is arrested; 64 dead, hundreds missing in South Korean waters

Legal Ethics

Fallout from claimed sunken treasure discovery dogs law firm

Government Law

Road salt shortage provides lesson in federal admiralty law to NJ state officials

Features

For vacationers encountering trouble on cruise ships, U.S. laws may provide little help

Trials & Litigation

Salvage company that lost $600M sunken ship case must pay $1M to Spain for ‘abusive litigation’

Environmental Law

NJ couple OKs $1 settlement in eminent domain suit over their lost ocean view

Business of Law

Blank Rome adds to attorney roster in Houston with acquisition of Bell Ryniker maritime firm

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Man swims from Canada to Detroit, is found in water on way home and cited for public intoxication

Trials & Litigation

Striking lawyers in Italy prompt delay of Costa Concordia trial

Law Practice

Attorney helps protect against shipwrecks’ plunder

International Law

Japanese trial of claimed Somali pirates raises interpretation issues

Around the Blawgosphere

What office skills lawyers should know in an emergency; America’s next hot sauce lawyer?

Admiralty Law

‘You don’t need a peg leg or an eye patch’ to be sued under piracy law, says 9th Circuit

Oil Spill

With billions at issue, trial begins to apportion fault for oil spill among BP, its subcontractors

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Cruise ship fires occur with ‘alarming frequency,’ maritime lawyer says

Precedents

Feb. 22, 1841: Amistad case opens in Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court

Pinocchio is not a vessel subject to US maritime law, and neither is floating home, SCOTUS says

Contracts

Top NC Court to Decide: Did Lack of $30 Fishing License Preclude $910K Award for 883-Pound Marlin?

U.S. Supreme Court

Is Floating Home a Vessel Subject to Maritime Law? Justices Consider the Issue

Governmental Affairs Report

The Big Push: ABA Urges the Senate to Finally Ratify Law of the Sea Convention