Admiralty Law: Not Just for the Specialist
Craig H. Allen
University of Washington - School of Law; UW Arctic Law and Policy Institute
Feb 1, 2005
Washington State Bar News
Many believe that admiralty law is relevant only to those who specialize in maritime matters. On the contrary, admiralty and maritime law has far more applications than most realize. This short (10 page) article demonstrates admiralty's influence on the common law and cites several examples where admiralty law might override state statutory and common law.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 10
Keywords: admiralty, maritime law, conflict of laws, Washington state, product liability
Date posted: June 9, 2005 ; Last revised: December 24, 2011
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