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The Law of Seamen, 5th

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Brand: Clark Boardman Callaghan
Copyright: 2003-2019
ISBN: 9781731933294
Publication frequency: Updated as changes in the law dictate
Update method: N/A

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The Law of Seamen, 5th


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The Law of Seamen provides authoritative coverage of maritime law governing the rights and obligations of merchant seamen, including relevant statutes, rules, and caselaw. It discusses:

    • Jurisdiction

    • Definitions

    • Duties of American consuls

    • Relation of foreign consuls to seamen

    • Administrative law

    • Shipping articles

    • Log books

    • Desertion

    • Crew salvage

    • Criminal offenses

    • The wreck statute

    • Maritime liens

    • Duties of master and crew

    • Seaworthiness

    • Wages

    • The Death on the High Seas and Jones Acts

    • The loss of personal effects

    • Change of rating

    • Fine and forfeitures

    • Deductions and set-offs

    • Improper discharge

    • Repatriation

This title also includes a special compilation of maritime injury cases indexed by type or cause of injury and references to relevant articles, annotations, and other resources for further research.