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Craig H. Allen
LAW A 585
Seattle Campus


Class description

This course examines maritime law principles critical to a 21st Century legal practice in the Pacific Rim. Coverage includes jurisdiction of U.S. admiralty courts and the procedure, remedies and choice of law principles applicable in admiralty courts or state courts adjudicating maritime cases. Substantive coverage includes admiralty tort, products liability, comparative fault and contract laws applicable to marine collisions, cargo loss and damages, towage, pilotage and marine salvage, as well as maritime liens and ship mortgages, statutory limitation of liability and marine insurance.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Instructional methods include lectures, PowerpointŪ presentations and the case method.

Recommended preparation

Civil Procedure I, Torts and Contracts .

Class assignments and grading

Grades will be based on a comprehensive final examination.

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Craig H. Allen
Date: 12/30/2013