Courses 2009 - 2010
LAW A 585 Admiralty
This course examines maritime law principles critical to a 21st Century legal practice in the Pacific Rim. Coverage includes jurisdiction of U.S. admiralty courts and the procedure, remedies and choice of law principles applicable in admiralty courts or state courts adjudicating maritime cases. Substantive coverage includes admiralty tort, product liability, comparative fault and contract laws applicable to marine collisions, cargo loss and damage claims, towage, pilotage and marine salvage, as well as maritime liens and ship mortgages, statutory limitation of liability and marine insurance. Prerequisites: Civil Procedure I, Contracts and Torts.