By Force, Robert.
Federal Judicial Center.
2nd ed. 2013.
This text introduces federal judges to admiralty and maritime law, including both general maritime and statutory law. The author examines the rules relating to jurisdiction and procedure that are peculiar to this field. Topics include areas relating to commercial law, such as charter parties, carriage of goods, and marine insurance. The Carriage of Goods by Sea Act, the Pomerene Act, and the Harter Act receive extensive treatment. The text explains the body of law dealing with maritime personal injury and death, including damages and seamen's remedies, the Jones Act, and the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. Collision, towage, pilotage, salvage, limitation of liability, maritime liens, and general average are also covered.
Latest received: 2016 Pocket parts.
By Schoenbaum, Thomas J.
5th ed. c2011.
"Schoenbaum's Admiralty & Maritime Law is a comprehensive guide on the special procedures, rules, jurisdictional questions, and remedies for American and international admiralty and maritime law. In this publication, the author offers: Insightful, expert discussion of current practice, analyzing recent cases and developments Detailed footnotes supplying additional commentary and citations to leading cases, and updated statutory citations reflecting the recodified admiralty statutes in new sections of Title 46 of the United States Code An emphasis on the international character of maritime and shipping law, with examples ranging from the Deepwater Horizon oil discharge in the Gulf of Mexico to what liability regime should apply to multimodal transportation of goods in international trade Extensive coverage of the treaties, conventions, protocols and instruments of The International Maritime Organization, the United Nations Security Council, and other organizations" - publisher's descrip…
Latest received: REL. 117, May 2012.
By Benedict, Erastus Cornelius.
7th ed. [rev.]. [1958-.
This title is a comprehensive multi-volume loose-leaf set on admiralty and maritime law. All aspects of maritime law are discussed such as carriage of goods by sea, treatise, cruise ships, and marine insurance. The set includes practice and procedure forms, discussions of leading cases, and primary source material.
By Healy, Nicholas J.
Cornell Maritime Press.
1st ed. c1998.
This text on the law of collision reflects the adoption of the 1972 International Regulations for Avoiding Collisions at Sea (COLREGS). In addition to the rules, the book covers damages, both-to-blame collisions, and official investigations. It also includes chapters on pilotage, towage, marine pollution, limitation of liability, marine insurance, salvage, and general average, all in relation to collisions.
This work covers personal injury law as it applies to maritime employees, recreational boaters, and cruise ship passengers. Particular sections are devoted to landmark decisions and legisltion such as the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. The second volume contains forms and appendices.
This book provides coverage of maritime law governing rights and obligations of merchant seamen, including statutes, rules, and case law. It covers jurisdiction, definitions, duties of American consuls, relation of foreign counsels to seamen, maritime administrative law, shipping articles, log books, desertion, crew salvage, criminal offenses, loss of clothing and personal effects, wages, change of rating, fine and forfeitures, deductions and set-offs, improper discharge, transportation and repatriation, the wreck statute, maritime liens, punishment, false imprisonment, seamen’s releases, duties of mater and crew, maintenance and cure, seaworthiness, suits against the government, the Death on the High Seas and Jones Acts, products liability, and practice and procedure.