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Admiralty & Maritime Law 6th (Practitioner Treatise Series)

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Brand: Thomson West
Copyright: 2018-2023
ISBN: 9781668781951
Publication Frequency: Updated as changes in the law dictate
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Admiralty & Maritime Law 6th (Practitioner Treatise Series)



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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, with over 1,000 cases decided since the last edition being included and accounted for in the new edition
  • Detailed footnotes supplying additional commentary and citations to leading cases, and redrafting of the majority of sections of text to focus on the new decisions and developments that move the law forward
  • 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

Features of the text include:

  • Authoritative text cited in maritime law court, Supreme Court, and lower federal courts decisions
  • Deeper, quicker understanding of admiralty/maritime law
  • Statutory citations to relevant sections of the United States Code, including the new removal statute, that affect admiralty cases
  • Numerous and detailed footnotes and citations to leading cases
  • Citations to treaties, conventions, and other international protocols
  • Table of cases