Craig H. Allen
LAW A 585
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.
Civil Procedure I, Torts and Contracts .
Class assignments and grading
Grades will be based on a comprehensive final examination.