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Admiralty and Maritime Law (Hornbook) by Thomas Schoenbaum, Jessica McClellan

By Thomas Schoenbaum, Jessica McClellan

This Hornbook is a convenient, streamlined one-volume abridgement of the fifth variation of Schoenbaum’s complete Practitioners’ treatise on Admiralty and Maritime legislations. The Hornbook covers the fundamental themes of jurisdiction, admiralty principles and perform, maritime torts, seamen’s treatments, maritime staff’ repayment, carriage of products via sea in overseas exchange, constitution events, towage, pilotage, salvage, collision and quandary of liablility. excellent for college kids and people short of an advent to this significant box of legislation, this e-book locations emphasis at the foreign facets of maritime legislations.

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3d 876 (11th Cir. 2013). In Offshore Service Vessels LLC v. D. La. 2013), the court permitted removal of a state court action alleging violations of state law on the basis that the defendant had established that the state action raised substantial federal question issues. An attempt to remove a Jones Act claim on the basis of fraudulent pleading failed in Brewer v. D. La. 2013). 11 Chapter 3 ADMIRALTY AND THE GENERAL MARITIME LAW _____________ � 3–1ŠŠŠŠŠŠThe General Maritime Law: An Introduction In Regions Equip.

Since the tether chain was not substantially related to traditional maritime commerce, the oil company’s and underwriter’s claim was not governed by maritime law. , Inc. v. 3d 211 (5th Cir. 2016). � 1–10ŠŠŠŠAdmiralty Contract Jurisdiction A Corps of Engineers maintenance contract for the dredging and maintenance of a harbor channel was ruled not within admiralty jurisdiction in Village of Bald Head Island v. S. 3d 186 (4th Cir. 2011). S. v. 3d 59 (2d Cir. 2012), the Second Circuit ruled that the doctrine of Skelly Oil v.

On appeal, the Seventh Circuit reversed holding as follows: (1) the manufacturer was not “acting under” the authority of a federal officer in certifying its compliance with Federal Aviation Administration regulations; (2) an order to remand to state court due to lack of federal jurisdiction under the statute permitting removal of a case brought against a federal officer or agency, which is reviewable on interlocutory appeal, permits review of the remand order itself, including all legal issues entailed in the decision to remand; (3) it was possible for the manufacturer to show that the crash was caused by, or became inevitable because of, events that occurred over navigable water, as required for federal admiralty jurisdiction; (4) airplane flight that crashed bore a significant relationship to a traditional maritime activity, as required for it to be 3considered a maritime activity subject to federal admiralty jurisdiction; and (5) passengers of airplane that crashed could have filed their action in federal district court, and thus, manufacturer was entitled to remove it to federal court.

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