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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Skills Course - SKL-MAR-09182018: Maritime Primer

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm

Contact: Hector Linares · halinare@loyno.edu

Location: LS Room 111

(Tuesday/Thursday, Sept. 18 & 20, 2018) (12:30pm-1:45pm) (LS 111)
Louisiana and the Gulf South are the most active jurisdictions for maritime practice. This class will cover basic concepts of what is the traditional test for maritime tort and contract jurisdiction, what is the distinction between jurisdiction and applicable law, what are navigable waters of the United States, the basic concepts of Jones Act Seaman status, who is a Longshore Harbor Worker and other very basic concepts of maritime law. Students will walk away with a broad understanding of maritime law which will assist with subsequent skill courses that address drafting a maritime complaint, answering the maritime complaint, propounding discovery and conducting a factual investigation of a maritime accident in rem jurisdiction and arrest and seizure of a vessel, and limitation of liability. Attend this first class that is part of a larger series of skills courses.

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