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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

Kimberly Alderman

The Alderman Law Firm

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

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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

HOME PAGE: http://www.aldermanlawfirm.com

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