Admiralty Law

Troubled Waters: A Tweet to the Supremes

, New York Law Journal

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In his Admiralty Law column, James E. Mercante examines the test for federal maritime jurisdiction, writing: The current admiralty jurisdiction test has caused confusion, expense and inconsistent results. It is time to bring back the “bright line” rule, and apply maritime jurisdiction to all torts that originate on a vessel in navigable waters.

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