Admiralty and maritime law encompasses the laws of the high seas, and the operation of vessels on the high seas. Maritime cases can involve a complex interplay of laws, based upon where a ship was flagged, where it was last docked, whether it is in international waters, international treaties, contract law, and other factors.
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100 Series Rules
Proposing a new set of rules for the use of force in international martime law.
Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee - American Bar Association
Covering daily issues in the practice of admiralty and maritime tort liability, including those relating to the uniformity of admiralty law, marine insurance and environmental issues.
Admiralty and Maritime Law Guide
A guide to internet resources for admiralty attorneys and maritime professionals, published by Betancourt, Van Hemmen, Greco & Kenyon LLC and edited by Todd Kenyon.
Georgetown University Law Library - Maritime Law Resources
Legal resources and primary materials.
International Maritime Organization
Public documents, circulars, and information.
Legal Information Institute
An overview of admiralty law with links to key primary and secondary sources, from Cornell University Law School.
Navigation Act 1912
The text of Australia's Navigation Act.
Philip E. Weiss
Providing general information concerning maritime law, and links to related websites.
United Nations Oceans and Law of the Sea
The United Nations website for the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Office of Legal Affairs.
Cruise Passenger's Rights & Remedies
Overview of the legal rights of cruise ship passengers, who are injured or become ill during their travels. [PDF] (September 17, 2006)
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