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Course Descriptions

Topics in Maritime and Admiralty Law     LAW-855

The course will examine the law governing ocean shipping - by which over 99% of the world’s trade moves. It will cover: admiralty jurisdiction and procedure; carriage of goods; marine finance, maritime liens; injury to crew, passengers and longshore workers; chartering; collision; salvage and general average; maritime environmental law; and vessel owner’s limitation of liability.

Units 2, 3, 4, max 6
Grading Options Numeric or CR/D/F
Exam Type Take-home Exam
Writing Requirement No
Skills/Experiential Requirement No

Grading Options: vary with the professor

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