High Seas Shipwreck Pits Treasure Hunters Against a Sovereign Nation: The Black Swan Case

American Society of International Law Cultural Heritage and Arts Review, Spring 2010

Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1135

4 Pages Posted: 2 Jun 2010 Last revised: 8 Oct 2010

Date Written: June 1, 2010

Abstract

A critical discussion of the recovery and ongoing litigation over what are believed to be the Nuestra Senora de las Mercedes shipwreck remains, located and recovered by Odyssey Marine Exploration.

Keywords: Shipwreck, Salvage Law, Archaeology Law, Cultural Property Law

Suggested Citation

Alderman, Kimberly, High Seas Shipwreck Pits Treasure Hunters Against a Sovereign Nation: The Black Swan Case (June 1, 2010). American Society of International Law Cultural Heritage and Arts Review, Spring 2010, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1135, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1619330

Kimberly Alderman (Contact Author)

The Alderman Law Firm ( email )

PO Box 2001
215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Madison, WI 53701
United States

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